Entries something to crow about


Faith Bemiss | Democrat Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H members were checking in their poultry entries Tuesday for the Live Market Youth Show at the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Judge Cody Gallagher, of Ashdown, Arkansas, checks the birds for uniformity. Gallagher said entries in the Live Market Show must be four birds to a pen, all with similar attributes.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat Jasmine Gates, 9, of Cairo, checks her Barred Rock chicken for black feathers. Her father, Brian Gates, said if the bird has black feathers Jasmine must pluck them out so it won’t be disqualified in Breeding Show that will open Thursday. Jasmine, a member of the Neighborly Community 4-H, had two pens in the Live Market Show in the Poultry Building Tuesday; in total she brought 42 chickens to exhibit during the Fair.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat On Tuesday, 4-H Clover Kid Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, proudly walks along a row of his Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chickens he will exhibit during the Missouri State Fair. Blake was excited to tell Tiffany Yoder, of Harrisonville, all about the birds with their tuft of crown feathers. “They have crazy hair styles,” he said.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat A Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chicken entered by Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, will be one of many interesting entries during the poultry competitions taking place in the Poultry Building during the 113th Missouri State Fair opening this week.


Alex Agueros | Democrat From left, Brock, Simeon, Lilian and Vivian Buie sit and read in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The Buies, of Marshall, brought 24 Cornish Cross chickens to compete at the MSF.


Alex Agueros | Democrat Chickens wait to be judged in the Live Market Show Tuesday in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The birds will leave before the Fair begins, with the exclusion of the respective grand champion and reserve grand champion. FFA and 4-H Show Superintendent Lisa Evans said the birds are for meat purposes and will be sent home after judging because they do not tolerate heat well.


Faith Bemiss | Democrat Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H members were checking in their poultry entries Tuesday for the Live Market Youth Show at the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Judge Cody Gallagher, of Ashdown, Arkansas, checks the birds for uniformity. Gallagher said entries in the Live Market Show must be four birds to a pen, all with similar attributes.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081215PoultryBarn-14.jpgFaith Bemiss | Democrat Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H members were checking in their poultry entries Tuesday for the Live Market Youth Show at the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Judge Cody Gallagher, of Ashdown, Arkansas, checks the birds for uniformity. Gallagher said entries in the Live Market Show must be four birds to a pen, all with similar attributes.

Faith Bemiss | Democrat Jasmine Gates, 9, of Cairo, checks her Barred Rock chicken for black feathers. Her father, Brian Gates, said if the bird has black feathers Jasmine must pluck them out so it won’t be disqualified in Breeding Show that will open Thursday. Jasmine, a member of the Neighborly Community 4-H, had two pens in the Live Market Show in the Poultry Building Tuesday; in total she brought 42 chickens to exhibit during the Fair.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081215PoultryBarn-24.jpgFaith Bemiss | Democrat Jasmine Gates, 9, of Cairo, checks her Barred Rock chicken for black feathers. Her father, Brian Gates, said if the bird has black feathers Jasmine must pluck them out so it won’t be disqualified in Breeding Show that will open Thursday. Jasmine, a member of the Neighborly Community 4-H, had two pens in the Live Market Show in the Poultry Building Tuesday; in total she brought 42 chickens to exhibit during the Fair.

Faith Bemiss | Democrat On Tuesday, 4-H Clover Kid Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, proudly walks along a row of his Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chickens he will exhibit during the Missouri State Fair. Blake was excited to tell Tiffany Yoder, of Harrisonville, all about the birds with their tuft of crown feathers. “They have crazy hair styles,” he said.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081215PoultryBarn-34.jpgFaith Bemiss | Democrat On Tuesday, 4-H Clover Kid Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, proudly walks along a row of his Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chickens he will exhibit during the Missouri State Fair. Blake was excited to tell Tiffany Yoder, of Harrisonville, all about the birds with their tuft of crown feathers. “They have crazy hair styles,” he said.

Faith Bemiss | Democrat A Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chicken entered by Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, will be one of many interesting entries during the poultry competitions taking place in the Poultry Building during the 113th Missouri State Fair opening this week.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081215PoultryBarn-44.jpgFaith Bemiss | Democrat A Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chicken entered by Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, will be one of many interesting entries during the poultry competitions taking place in the Poultry Building during the 113th Missouri State Fair opening this week.

Alex Agueros | Democrat From left, Brock, Simeon, Lilian and Vivian Buie sit and read in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The Buies, of Marshall, brought 24 Cornish Cross chickens to compete at the MSF.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081115PoultryBarn-54.jpgAlex Agueros | Democrat From left, Brock, Simeon, Lilian and Vivian Buie sit and read in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The Buies, of Marshall, brought 24 Cornish Cross chickens to compete at the MSF.

Alex Agueros | Democrat Chickens wait to be judged in the Live Market Show Tuesday in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The birds will leave before the Fair begins, with the exclusion of the respective grand champion and reserve grand champion. FFA and 4-H Show Superintendent Lisa Evans said the birds are for meat purposes and will be sent home after judging because they do not tolerate heat well.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_TSD081115PoultryBarn-64.jpgAlex Agueros | Democrat Chickens wait to be judged in the Live Market Show Tuesday in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The birds will leave before the Fair begins, with the exclusion of the respective grand champion and reserve grand champion. FFA and 4-H Show Superintendent Lisa Evans said the birds are for meat purposes and will be sent home after judging because they do not tolerate heat well.

Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Future Farmers of America (FFA) and 4-H members were checking in their poultry entries Tuesday for the Live Market Youth Show at the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. Judge Cody Gallagher, of Ashdown, Arkansas, checks the birds for uniformity. Gallagher said entries in the Live Market Show must be four birds to a pen, all with similar attributes.

Faith Bemiss | Democrat

Jasmine Gates, 9, of Cairo, checks her Barred Rock chicken for black feathers. Her father, Brian Gates, said if the bird has black feathers Jasmine must pluck them out so it won’t be disqualified in Breeding Show that will open Thursday. Jasmine, a member of the Neighborly Community 4-H, had two pens in the Live Market Show in the Poultry Building Tuesday; in total she brought 42 chickens to exhibit during the Fair.

Faith Bemiss | Democrat

On Tuesday, 4-H Clover Kid Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, proudly walks along a row of his Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chickens he will exhibit during the Missouri State Fair. Blake was excited to tell Tiffany Yoder, of Harrisonville, all about the birds with their tuft of crown feathers. “They have crazy hair styles,” he said.

Faith Bemiss | Democrat

A Non-Bearded White Crested Black Polish Chicken entered by Blake Gates, 6, of Cairo, will be one of many interesting entries during the poultry competitions taking place in the Poultry Building during the 113th Missouri State Fair opening this week.

Alex Agueros | Democrat

From left, Brock, Simeon, Lilian and Vivian Buie sit and read in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The Buies, of Marshall, brought 24 Cornish Cross chickens to compete at the MSF.

Alex Agueros | Democrat

Chickens wait to be judged in the Live Market Show Tuesday in the Poultry Building on the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The birds will leave before the Fair begins, with the exclusion of the respective grand champion and reserve grand champion. FFA and 4-H Show Superintendent Lisa Evans said the birds are for meat purposes and will be sent home after judging because they do not tolerate heat well.

Sedalia Democrat
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