2023 WARREN COUNTY FAIR
POULTRY & RABBIT RULES
G1. Exhibitors may enter up to 3 rabbits and 3 poultry. Exhibitors are responsible for their own set-up and clean-up. A $5.00 deposit will be required for all exhibitors. The deposit will be returned on Saturday/Sunday once your cage area has been approved as cleaned. Failure to clean your cage area (inside, outside and below) results in forfeit of this deposit.
G2. Exhibitors must be present for barn setup, barn clean-up and daily cleanup, failure to assist with clean-up results in forfeit of fair premiums. Daily cleanup will be heGld at 4:30pm. Exhibitors must sign in.
G3. 4-H Livestock Show and Sale Requirements apply to those exhibiting rabbits and poultry.
G4. Entry Fees- There will be a $4.00 fee per entry (includes testing fee).
G5. Classes will be determined by Extension and the barn staff. G6.
P1. Extension reserves the right to reject any entry which is diseased or otherwise undesirable.
- All poultry must have full beaks.
- Poultry should have no sores on their feet.
- Poultry should have no feathers missing.
- Poultry should have all toenails.
- Poultry should have both eyes.
- There should be no scaling on the feet.
P2. All exhibits must meet health requirements for poultry as listed in the Animal Health Requirements.
P3. Exhibitors will clean their cages daily and will be responsible for the care of their own animals. Exhibitors must provide their own water and feed pans.
P4. All eggs must be removed from cages.
P5. All entries will be accepted on Sunday, July 30th between the hours of 1pm and 4pm.
P6. All poultry entries must be owned by the exhibitor for 90 days prior to Sunday, July 30th.
P7. No poultry will be allowed out of their cages after 3pm! The exception is for the pet show/parade.
P8. There must be 3 entries per class for that class to be judged.
P9. Poultry must be at least 3 months of age in order to be tested (pullorum typhoid).
P10. PLEASE READ ALL RULES! ALL RULES WILL BE ENFORCED!
R1. Extension reserves the right to reject any entry which is diseased or otherwise undesirable.
- All toenails should be clipped.
- No sore ears.
- No runny eyes or noses.
- No skin irritation or disease.
- No feet problems
R2. Exhibitors will clean their cages daily and will be responsible for their own feeding and watering. Exhibitors must bring their own water bottles & feed pans.
R3. Newborn rabbits will not be allowed. No Sales of babies less than eight (8) weeks old will be allowed. In accordance with the Code of Virginia rabbits that aren’t weaned and/or are under 8 weeks of age cannot be sold.
R4. All entries will be accepted on Sunday, July 30th between the hours of 1pm and 4pm.
R5. All rabbit entries must be owned by the exhibitor for 90 days prior to Sunday, July 30th.
R6. All newborn rabbits must be eight (8) weeks old and showed as a litter. All babies in a doe and litter classes must be at least eight (8) weeks old.
R7. All rabbits must be three (3) months old to be shown as an individual.
R8. No rabbits will be allowed out of their cages after 3pm! The exception is for the pet show/parade.
R9. There must be 3 entries per class for that class to be judged.
R10. PLEASE READ ALL RULES! ALL RULES WILL BE ENFORCED!
Rabbit and Poultry Poster Contest
Poster Contest- This contest is open to all youth in Warren County. Youth do not have to be enrolled in the 4-H program to participate. Create a poster on a ½ sheet of poster board to be judged and displayed in the Rabbit & Poultry Barn. The subject matter should reflect anything educational related to Rabbits or Poultry. Be Creative! All entries must be submitted by 4 pm on Monday, July 31st. Categories will be determined based on the total number of entries. Ribbons will be awarded based on the categories and entry totals.
NEW- 2023 Rabbit and Poultry Award
This will be a new award given to one exhibitor who shows good sportsmanship, assists in keeping the barn area clean, keeps their cage area clean, and ensures their exhibits are fed and watered daily.