P.E.I. well represented at The Royal's poultry show

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Island poultry exhibitors Trevor MacDonald, left, and Steve Webster headed to Toronto with a full load of prize fowl. Some of them they showed while others were new breeding stock for other Island poultry breeders. The Islanders had a strong showing once again in The Royal's poultry show.

The poultry show at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is always a popular attraction.

Row upon row of unique fowl capture the attention of fair visitors. The Island was once again well represented.

Trevor MacDonald of Murray River had a good showing. His placing were: Silver Spangled Hamburg: first cock (breed champion and champion of the Continental breeds division), second hen, first cockerel, and first pullet; A.O.V. Hamburg: first hen, first cockerel, and first pullet (reserve breed champion); Modern Game: second cock, first hen (reserve breed champion), first cockerel, and first pullet; Hamburg Bantam: first cock, first hen, first cockerel (breed champion), and first pullet (reserve breed champion); White Plymouth Rock Bantam: second pullet; Black Tailed White Japanese Bantam: first hen; A.O.V. Japanese Bantam: first cockerel (reserve breed champion) and first pullet (breed champion and reserve champion of the Single Comb Clean Leg Bantam division); Malay Bantam: first cock (breed champion and champion of the Any Other Comb Clean Leg Bantam division) and first hen (reserve breed champion and reserve champion of the Any Other Comb Clean Leg Bantam division); Chinese Owl Pigeon: first cock (breed champion) and first hen (reserve breed champion); Racing Homer Pigeon: first cock (reserve breed champion) and second hen.

Steve Webster, Tarantum, placed at the top of all his classes at this year's Royal. Light Brown Leghorn Bantam: first cock, first hen (breed champion), and first pullet; Partridge Wyandotte Bantam: first cock and first hen; Light Brahma Bantam: first cock, first hen, first cockerel, and first pullet; Faverolle Bantam: first cock, first hen (breed champion), and first pullet (reserve breed champion).

Doug King had one entry in the show. The Lower Montague resident placed second in the class for Grey Call young drakes.

Organizations: Royal Agricultural, Comb Clean Leg Bantam division

Geographic location: Iceland, Murray River, Lower Montague

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