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Poultry Show Central News, July Issue #24
July 05, 2014

I hope you all had a great 4th of July celebration and your spring hatches are growing out well in preparation for an exciting fall show season upcoming. There are a lot of new shows being started for the first time this year, which is encouraging for the health and growth of our hobby! Show your support for these new shows by adding one to your regular showing schedule. I will list a few extras that I've listed before along with our new ones this month to remind you to seriously consider giving a new show a try. Maybe it will become one of your new favorites! We are especially pleased to see some new ones coming to Mississippi after many years without any!

We have been flooded with new breeder listings this summer and we are so pleased to have a total of 328 listings and see the wide variety of breeds. There are still plenty of breeds unrepresented and lots of people looking for specific breeds. Be sure you're listed if you're not and if you are, be sure you keep up on the "Wanted" ads on the right-hand columns of the breed pages and see if we can make some poultry connections!

One small but helpful new Breeder Directory feature since last month is when you add pictures to your listing, there will be a small thumbnail next to your title showing the first of the pictures you added,drawing attention to your listing. Now is a great time to add pictures if you didn't initially. They have to be small sized files in order to add them so if you had trouble adding them initially and just gave up, please don't let that stop you. Just email up to 4 of your favorite photos of each of your breed listings and I'll get them resized and added to your listing.

If you know of a date that has been set that we haven't yet listed, let us know. We will list our "hold-outs" again at the end of the email and if you know anything about the status, especially if you know they are not happening anymore, let us know so we can keep you all up-to-date and informed.

New Shows & Swaps added to the website(Brand new, newly added and re-established events):

*Magnolia Mid-Summer Serama Spectacular - Picayune, MS - August 30, 2014

*"Fall in Love with Chicks" Annual Festival - Lebanon, MO - October 10-11, 2014

*Pearl River Classic - Columbia, MS - January 24, 2015

1st Annual Fall Shows to Consider-Show Your Support!:

*Eastern Ohio Poultry Association Show - Tallmadge, OH - September 20-21, 2014

*Heart of Dixie Poultry Club Fall Double Show - Anniston, AL - October 11, 2014

*Lebanon Valley Rabbit & Poultry Show - Lebanon, PA - October 11, 2014

*Pee Dee Fall Poultry Show - Lake City, SC - October 18, 2014

*Western Waterfowl Exposition - Stevenson, WA - October 4-5, 2014

*The Masters Cup - Webster City, IA - November 21-22, 2014

*Gold Rush Fowl Association Show/Angelus Ranus Youth Show - Sonora, CA - November 22-23, 2014

Corrections, Changes, and Updates:

*None this month! Thanks for keeping us up-to-date and accurate!

Please scan the list and let us know of any dates you are aware of and thanks in advance!

"Hold Outs" Still Needing a 2014 Date - Can you help??

*Niagara Regional Exhibition

*Northern New York Poultry Fanciers Fall Show & Swap

*Dekalb County VFW Fair

*Pikes Peak Poultry Association

*Vernon Pigeon and Poultry Club Fall Featherfest

*"Fall Feather Fest"

*Utah Fancy Poultry Association

*Tuscon Poultry, Pigeon, and Fancy Fowl Club Fall Lawn Show

*Rocky Mountain Feather Fanciers

*Boise Valley Fancy Feather Club

*Chattahoochee Valley Poultry Association All Game Classic

*New England Bantam Club Fall Show

*Ontario Poultry Breeders Show

*Upper Cumberland Fancy Feathers Club Fall Show

*Indiana Poultry Breeders Association Show

*Carpet City Bantam Club

*Hart County Bantam Club Show

Any comments, new information and especially any corrections are welcome!

Your fellow fanciers,

Kevin, Valerie and Kara Miller Email Us!

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