Perfect poultry at Stickney show

Poultry Show at Stickney Village Hall. John Wheeler of East Kirkby with his Light Sussex. First prize winner. EMN-160401-101941001
Poultry Show at Stickney Village Hall. John Wheeler of East Kirkby with his Light Sussex. First prize winner. EMN-160401-101941001
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The East of England poultry Club had 219 entries at their recent show at Stickney, with all the birds being hatched in 2015.

Once again, the Show Champion was a bird shown by Club Chairman Tom Holland, from Old Leake, with a Barred Rock bantam. Show Reserve was a blue quail Belgian D’Anvers male.

One exhibitor from Norfolk had three birds on Championship Row ,and the Large Hard Feather winner was a formidable Shamo cock bird shown by Ben from Sleaford.

There was a good entry from the juveniles and the Best of these was a diminutive Serama (the smallest breed of bantam) shown by Joshua Clark from Whaplode, with theReserve Juvenile a buff Orpington bantam shown by Edward Morris from Gainsborough.

There were several entries of eggs and the Best Eggs winner was a plate of three Blue eggs shown by Club President, Brian Sands from Friskney. He also had a Section winner with a Welsummer cockerel.

At the next meeting, on Monday January 11 in revesby Village Hall at 7.30pm, there will be a talk on rare breeds with several of these birds on display.