SUPERINTENDENT: Jim Amblo, 425-2904 cell: 355-5113; Pam Gevry, 759-2238
A wonderful place for children of all ages, 9 days to 99 years. See young animals of the barnyard, as well as some unique animals. Cages, pens, food, bedding and care for the animals is provided by barnyard staff.
We want to thank Paris Farmers Union for donating all of the feed for the Children’s Barnyard this year.
If you have an animal or bird you think might be of interest, please contact Pam before August 1st.
All animals eligible for the rabies vaccine MUST have their RABIES immunization before July 1st of the year to be entered and shots must be current. In addition, all equine must have a negative coggin test, and poultry must be state pollorum-typhoid tested. Animals must show proof to the barnyard staff at the time of the fair, before animals can be allowed to remain in the Children’s Barnyard.
Please Note: copies of negative coggin and pollorum-typhoid test results and current rabies shots need to be on file at the barn during the fair.
Any animal which, in the judgment of the Field Days veterinarian OR the Barnyard Director shows any sign of illness, disease or poor general fitness, will be refused for exhibit. In addition, if an animal becomes ill during the fair the owner will be called and asked to come and take the animal home.
Animals must be in place by 7:00 p.m. on Monday and remain on display until 9:00 p.m. Saturday.
Each Exhibitor will receive one season pass at the discretion of the Director.
No animals will be available for sale during the Fair.
DIRECTOR: Gilbert Goodyear, 453-2111
The Children’s Barnyard is adding a new competition this year, Egg Judging!
Eggs must be in place by 8:00pm on Monday and remain on display until 9:00pm Saturday.
SECTION 1 OPEN (ADULTS)
Fresh, Uniform & Clean Eggs are judged on freshness and hairline cracks by candling and for uniformity, cleanliness, quality and display method. Limit entry per class. (1 dozen per class only)
Class 1st 2nd 3rd
1. One Dozen Brown $3 $2 $1
2. One Dozen White $3 $2 $1
2. One Dozen Other, must name $3 $2 $1
SECTION 2 JUNIOR
Eggs are judged on freshness and hairline cracks by candling and for uniformity, cleanliness, quality and display method. Limit entry per class. (6 eggs per class only)