Sunday, November 6, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011

Video Highlights from Day-1 & 2 of the Show!

Missed the show? 
Check out these videos from around the show hall!
After several days of video editing, I finally have some memories to share. 
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Sunday, October 30, 2011

Super Grand Champion of the Show

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS goes out to:
Mr. Danny Padgett of Lake Butler, FL for exhibiting his Black Muscovy - Old Male, who beat 10, 275 other birds for this prestigious title of Super Grand Champion of the 2011 Crossroads of America Show!
BB BV Black Muscovy - Old Male
Best Heavy Duck
Champion Waterfowl
Super Grand Champion of the 2011 Crossroads Show
By: Danny Padgett of Lake Butler, FL

Reserve Super Grand Champion was awarded to:
Mr. Tom Anderson of Willard, NC with his BB Red Modern Game - Cockerel!
Tom Anderson (left) receiving award from Danny Padgett (right) 
for Reserve of Show with his BB Red Modern Game Cockerel
Reserve Super Grand Champion of the Show



Check out this is a snippet of Danny Padgett of Lake Butler, FL accepting his Super Grand Champion award plaque from, show host, Mr. Bill Wulff: 
video


Awarded to Danny Padgett for his winning Black Muscovy Duck!

We've got Silkies!

Best AOV Silkie bred by Sheryl Butler and exhibited by new owner Letisha Morehouse of Woodiry, TN!
Best AOV Silkie


George Mihalik of Sandia Park, NM with his BB & BV White Silkie - Hen


Vickie Harry with BV Splash - Pullet

Open Bantam Results

TOTAL OPEN BANTAMS ENTERED: 5,484
(number includes Bantam Ducks)

Richard Hickman of Millville, NJ exhibited:
Best SCCL with White Rock - Pullet

Ron & Barb Yochum of Townville, PA exhibited:
Reserve SCCL with New Hampshire - Cockerel

Tom Sheperd of W Portsmouth, OH exhibted:
Best RCCL with Quail D'Anver - Hen

Derek Martin of Healy, KS exhibited:
Reserve RCCL with White Wyandotte - Pullet

Joel Henning of Boston, NY exhibited:
Best AOCCL with WC Black Polish - Pullet

Jerry McCarty of Haughton, LA exhibited:
Reserve AOCCL with Dark Cornish - Pullet
(This bird was also Best Cornish of the Show)

Joe Mazur of Enderby, BC exhibited:
Best Featherleg with Black Cochin - Pullet

Steven Wojtkowiak of Boston, NY exhibited:
Reserve Featherleg with Buff Brahma - Hen

Tom Anderson of Willard, NC exhibited:
Best Modern Game with BB Red Modern Game
(This was also the Reserve Super Grand Champion  & Overall Champion Bantam of the entire show) 

Bobby & Aileen Castlebury of Brookston, TX exhibited:
Reserve Modern Game with Brown Red Modern Game - Pullet

Fields & Proctor of Rogersville, TN exhibited:
Best Old English with Black Old English - Hen

Bennett Family of Shelbyville, KY exhibited:
Reserve Old English with White Old English - Pullet

Charlie Hodum of Corinth, MS exhibited:
Best Bantam Duck with White Call - Old Male
(This was the Overall Reserve Champion Bantam & Reserve Champion Waterfowl of the entire show)

Lou Horton / Acorn Hollow Bantams of W. Chicago, IL exhibited:
Reserve Bantam Duck with Black East Indie - Old Male

Champion & Reserve Champion Waterfowl

Champion Waterfowl of the 2011 Crossroads Show was awarded to:
Mr. Danny Padgett of Lake Butler, FL with his Black Muscovy - Old Male!
BB BV Black Muscovy - Old Male
Best Heavy Duck
Champion Waterfowl
Super Grand Champion of the 2011 Crossroads Show
By: Danny Padgett of Lake Butler, FL


Reserve Champion Waterfowl was awarded to Mr. Charlie Hodum of Corinth, MS 
with his White Call - Old Male!
BB BV White Call - Old Male
Best Bantam Duck
Res. Ch. Waterfowl
By: Charlie Hodum of Corinth, MS

Click the following link to see a video snippet of this fancy, white, Call Duck on Champion Row: 



Click here: Best Bantam Duck - Res. Ch. Waterfowl
 

Candid Shots around the Show Hall




Bud Blankenship with his 
Champion Mediterranean plaque 
from his SC Dark Brown Leghorn Pullet


Best Partridge Wyandotte 150 in the class, 
and reserve Wyandotte overall about 500 total
By Ken and Mary Mary Carpenter Aho








Richard Hickman with his 
Champion SCCL plaque 
from his White Plymouth Rock pullet

Photos on this post are curtesy of: Ken Aho of Howard City, Michigan

Open Waterfowl Results

ENTRY NUMBERS 
Total Bantam Ducks: 749 
Light Ducks: 202 
Medium Ducks: 142 
Heavy Ducks: 248 
Total Large Ducks: 592 
Light Geese: 63 
Medium Geese: 132 
Heavy Geese: 156 
Total Geese: 351
Total Waterfowl: 1,692 
(these numbers exclude the Junior entries)


Charlie Hodum of Corinth, MS exhibited:
Best Bantam Duck with White Call - Old Male
(This Call was also Res. Overall Duck, and Res. Ch. Waterfowl)
Best Bantam Duck

Lou Horton / Acorn Hollow Bantams of W. Chicago, IL exhibited:
Res. Bantam Duck with Black East Indie - Old Male

Roland Doerr of Shakopee, MN exhibited:
Best Light Duck with White Indian Runner - Young Male

Annette Dillon of Portsmouth, OH exhibited:
Res. Light Duck with Blue Magpie - Old Male
Reserve Light Duck

Rick Hare of Springville, NY exhibited:
Best Medium Duck with Cayuga - Old Male

Rick Hare of Springville, NY exhibited:
Res. Medium Duck with Cayuga - Young Male
Reserve Medium Duck

Danny Padgett of Butler, FL exhibited:
Best Heavy Duck with Black Muscovy - Old Male
(This duck is your SUPER GRAND CHAMPION of the entire show beating 10,275 other birds competing for this title)

Best Heavy Duck

Jean Doerflein of Laurel, IN exhibited:
Res. Heavy Duck  with Rouen - Old Male
Reserve Heavy Duck

Ken Crawford of Mountain Grove, ON exhibited:
Best Light Goose with Egyptian - Old Male
Best Light Goose

Prairie Song Poultry of Van Meter, IA exhibited:
Res. Light Goose with Brown China - Old Bird
Reserve Light Goose
(Nearly impossible to photograph)

Melinda Hoffman of Marian, OH exhibited:
Best Medium Goose with Sebastopol - Old Female
Best Medium Goose

Jim & Patti Zimmerman of Berryton, KS exhibited:
Res. Medium Goose with Sebastopol - Young Female
Reserve Medium Goose

Steinbacher Poultry Farm of St. Joseph, MI exhibited:
Best Heavy Goose with Embden - Old Female
Best Heavy Goose

Roland Doerr of Shakopee, MN exhibited:
Res. Heavy Goose with Toulouse - Old Male
Reserve Heavy Goose

Open Large Fowl Results

TOTAL OPEN LARGE FOWL: 1,724 
(this number excludes junior numbers)

Doug Akers of Lebanon, IN exhibited:
Best American with White Rock - Pullet

Jonathan Patterson of New Haven, IN exhibited:
Reserve American with White Wyandotte - Pullet

Joel Henning of Boston, NY exhibited:
Best Continental with WC Black Polish - Pullet

Buttram Poultry of Niangua, MO exhibited:
Reserve Continental with Golden Campine - Pullet

Carl Brantley of Wilkesboro, NC exhibited:
Best AOSB with Black Shamo - Cockerel

Jensen Pierson of Wilmington, OH exhibited:
Reserve AOSB with Black Ameraucana

Bud Blankenship of Lewisburg, OH exhibited:
Best Leghorn with SC Dark Brown Leghorn - Pullet

Bruce & Janice Sherman of Pine Grove, CA exhibited:
Best English with Black Austrolorp - Cockerel

Darlene Nelson of New Sharan, ME exhibited:
Reserve English with Buff Orpington - Pullet

Larry & Mark Peterson of Amboy, MN exhibited:
Best Asiatic with Light Brahma - Pullet

Rick Klehr of Prior Lake, MN exhibited:
Reserve Asiatic with Black Cochin - Pullet

Adrian & Mary Rademacher of Waconia, MN exhibited:
Best Minorca with SC Black Minorca - Pullet

Junior Waterfowl Results

ENTRY NUMBERS
Total Junior Bantam Ducks: 258
Jr. Light Ducks: 65
Jr. Medium Ducks: 44
Jr. Heavy Ducks: 39
Total Junior Large Ducks: 148
Jr. Light Geese: 16
Jr. Medium Geese: 15
Jr. Heavy Geese: 13
Total Junior Geese: 44
Total Junior Waterfowl: 450

Robert Sterner of Van Meter, IA exhibited:
Best Heavy Goose with Embden – Gander
Jr. Best Heavy Goose

Ian Ulvin of N Branch, MN exhibited:
Reserve Heavy Goose with Gray Toulouse - Goose

Best Medium Goose is unknown at this time.

Shannon Burns of Frankfort, IN exhibited:
Reserve Medium Goose with Gray Pomeranian - Gander

Brooke Swenson of Zumbrota, MN exhibited:
Best Light Goose with Brown China – Gander
Jr. Best Light Goose

Brooke Swenson of Zumbrota, MN exhibited:
Reserve Light Goose with Brown China - Goose

Rylan Maves of Elk Mound, WI exhibited:
Best Heavy Duck with Rouen – Hen
Jr. Best Heavy Duck

Tanner Messerschmidt of East Troy, WI exhibited:
Res. Heavy Duck with Pekin - Cockerel
Jr. Res. Heavy Duck

Elana Oakes of Eloris, ON exhibited:
Best Medium Duck with Cayuga – Cockerel
Jr. Best Medium Duck

Noah Roy of Battle Ground, IN exhibited:
Res. Medium Duck with White Crested - Cockerel
Jr. Res. Medium Duck

Joe Terry of Theodosa, MO exhibited:
Best Light Duck with Khaki Campbell – Cock
Jr. Best Light Duck

Andrew Jasman of Saginaw, MI exhibited:
Res. Light Duck with Silver Welsh Harlequin - Cock
Jr. Res. Light Duck

Becca Pickard of Orrville, OH exhibited:
Best Bantam Duck with Gray Call – Hen
Jr. Best Bantam Duck

Clayton Weaver of Bloomington, IN exhibited:
Res. Bantam Duck with Black East Indie – Hen
Jr. Res. Bantam Duck

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Junior Bantam Results

A total of 1,418 bantams and 258 bantam ducks were exhibited by the juniors at the Crossroads of America show.

Zach Rose of Turlock, CA exhibited:
Best Old English with Wheaten Old English - Pullet

Noah Roy of Battle Ground, IN exhibited:
Reserve Old English with BB Red Old English - Cock

Noah Roy of Battle Ground, IN exhibited:
Best AOCCL with WC Black Polish - Pullet

Lori Selucky of Peotone, IL exhibited:
Reserve AOCCL with Dark Cornish - Hen

Anna Bennett of Shelbyville, KY exhibited:
Best Modern Game with Birchen Modern - Pullet

Anna Bennett of Shelbyville, KY exhibited:
Reserve Modern Game with Black Modern Game - Pullet

Joe Hiltz of Woodbine, MD exhibited:
Best RCCL with White Wyandotte - Pullet

Nick Phelps of Brookville, IN exhibited:
Reserve RCCL with Quail D'Anver - Pullet

Anna Bennett of Shelbyville, KY exhibited:
Best Featherleg with Porcelain D'uccle - Hen

Lund Poultry of Brooklyn, WI exhibited:
Reserve Featherleg with Salmon Faverolles

Anna Bennett of Shelbyville, KY exhibited:
Best SCCL with White Rock - Cock

Kelsey & Birttany Chambers of Oak Harbor, OH exhibited:
Reserve SCCL with SC Rhode Island Red - Pullet


Check out this super cool SHOWMANSHIP trophies the juniors were awarded:
Junior SHOWMANSHIP Trophies

Junior SHOWMANSHIP Trophies


"I wish these were around when I was a youth exhibitor!" -Jared Bramer

Open Guinea Fowl Results

A total of 52 open, and 16 junior Guineas were entered in the show.

OPEN RESULTS:
Kraig Thoreson of Owatonna, MN exhibited:
Best Guinea with Pearl Guinea

Jean Doerflein of Laurel, IN exhibited:
Reserve Guinea with Pearl Guinea

(Junior Guinea results are unavailable at this time)

Open & Junior Turkey Results

A total of 28 open, and 14 junior Turkey's were exhibited. This was also the Exhibition Turkey Fanciers National Meet! 

OPEN RESULTS:
Danny Arehurst of Haskell, OK exhibited:
Best Turkey with Narragansett - Tom
Best Turkey of Show
Tim & Susan Bowles of Lucasville, OH exhibted:
Reserve Turkey with Beltsville Small White - Tom
Reserve Turkey of Show

JUNIOR RESULTS:
Bailey Hunt of Sycamore, IL exhibited:
Best Junior Turkey with Beltsville Small White - Jake

Dylan Burks of Theodosia, MO exhibited:
Reserve Junior Turkey with Bourbon Red - Jake