Horncastle’s Stanhope Hall echoed to the sound of cocks crowing and ducks quacking when the East of England Poultry Club held their main show of the year.
There was a bumper entry of more than 300 birds and a record 127 plates of eggs with some competitors travelling from Herefordshire.
Show champion (pictured above) was a large back Orpington female shown by Brian Anderton from Halton Holegate.
The club’s first summer show will be at Woodhall Spa in May.
Meetings continue on the second Monday of the month at Revesby Village Hall (7.30pm). Details from 01754 872417.