4-H and FFA poultry show

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By The Staff

Spencer County Fair Hosts Open and 4-H/FFA Poultry Show

 The Spencer County Fair Open and Youth poultry show was held Tuesday , July 28th in the livestock show pavilion at the fairgrounds. This is the first year that a poultry show has been offered at the Spencer County Fair and many Spencer County 4-H and FFA members participated. There were a total of 114 entries (50 youth and 64 Open) in the show. The entry was much greater than expected by show coordinators.

Youth poultry winners are listed below with winners receiving Championship ribbons, trophies and premiums for their entries.

Champion Large Fowl- Courtney Jeffiers (Taylorsville) with a Barred Rock pullet

Champion Bantam- Jacob Benningfield (Lebanon) with a Cochin hen

Champion Turkey- Lee Jared Miles (Mt. Eden) with a Bronze hen

Champion Waterfowl- Leah Shelburne(Taylorsville) with a White Call duck drake

Champion American Game- Gabe Stodgehill (Mt. Eden) with a Black Breasted Red cock


The open show winners included Marty Short (Owingsville), Yolanda Padgett (Mt. Eden),RH and Leslie Bennett (Shelbyville), Lynn Shelburne (Taylorsville), Justin Goodlett (Taylorsville), Lee Jared Miles (Mt. Eden), Gabe Stodgehill (Mt. Eden).

Chickens, Ducks, Turkeys, Geese, Quail, Guineas and Peacocks were entered in the show with APA and ABA Licensed judge, Eric Engelsman, officiating.


Thanks to Lynn Shelburne for coordinating this show and for Connie Jeffiers for serving as the Club Leader.  If you are interested in the 4-H or FFA poultry projects, please contact the Extension Office at 477-2217.