Drew County Arkansas 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap! Update Post #1

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  1. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Drew County Arkansas 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap!

    Folks mark your calendars now for the first Drew County 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap. There will be $5 donation per seller. Buyers are free. All poultry and animals must abide by the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission rules and regulations. More details will be posted on this thread as they become available. Please reserve this date on your calendars.

    Yard sale, crafts etc items are welcome!

    Now taking reservations for poultry, livestock, crafts and yard sale booth space. Will be plenty of space, but the early worm gets a reserved spot.

    We have listed this swap meet in several national poultry magazines, groups and forums. We are inviting 4-H members from three states to acquire their show stock at our swap meet! So please plan on selling your fall extras here in Monticello, Arkansas!

    There will be concessions on hand.

    The gates will open at 7:00 AM . . . . . All 4-H Clubbers will be able to purchase birds
    beginning at 8:00 AM. Everybody else will begin at 8:30 AM.

    A Poultry Showmanship Demonstration will be given at 10:00 AM for all youth.

    A sales representative for American Steel Carports and Buildings will be taking orders.

    There will be good quality birds available! Your birds are welcome as well!

    Many other things are planned during the sale and swap!


    Event: Drew County 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap

    Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010

    Time: 8:00 am till ????

    Place: Drew County Fairgrounds, Monticello, Arkansas

    Contact: Jim A. Hall 870/723-3724



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    Several items have been donated to our silent auction and more are coming:

    Two GFM BYC Memberships

    Exhibition Quality Light Sussex pair

    Pharaoh Quail

    Mosquito Beach Poultry will offer for auction at the October 23 4H poultry swap a young pair of Heritage Rose Comb Rhode Island Reds, bred to the Standard of Perfection, with the proceeds going to the Drew County 4-H Poultry Club. These came from http://www.affgoats.com/home.html and are out of the old Choctaw line.
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    Some of what we know will be available to purchase:

    Buff Wyandotte Bantams, pet quality.

    Buff Colombian Wyandotte Bantams, pet quality

    Buff Ducks, pet quality, currently laying.

    Buckeye cockerel

    Buff Duck hatching eggs

    Some Buckeye Cockerels
    Japanese bantams cockerels
    One trio of sop bred (short legged) BTW bantams (cockerel and pullets)
    One show quality pair of rose comb RIR
    Royal Palm turkeys
    A White crested black polish cockerel
    One snow pheasant
    One chukar

    Original chicken art and some chicken gift items (like ceramic cookie jars).

    Pharaoh Quail

    Laying hens

    Roosters

    Cages/coops
     
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  2. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Date change for our swap!

    Because of the Arkansas State Fair poultry show, we have changed our swap to October 23. We really want this to be a huge success! Please RSVP if you are coming. Lots of room, but we would like to advertise what breeds may be available. Thanks.

    Date set for: Drew County Arkansas 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap!

    Folks mark your calendars now for the First Drew County 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap. Cost will be $5 per seller. Buyers are free. All poultry and animals must abide by the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission rules and regulations. More details will be posted on this thread as they become available. Please reserve this date on your calendars. This is the first day our fair board has available this fall.

    Event: Drew County 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap

    Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010

    Time: 8:00 am till ????

    Place: Drew County Fairgrounds, Monticello, Arkansas

    Contact: Jim A. Hall 870/723-3724

    http://drewcountypoultryclub.bravehost.com
     
  3. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    We have recieved a donation that will be raffled/silent auction at our swap:

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    More items are expected. The club's committee will vote on if this will be a silent auction or a raffle and I will post that info asap.
     
  4. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Our members are voting on one of two new logos. Please give us your opinion on what you think. BYC member juliechick took our rough draft and created these:

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  5. kylee2katie

    kylee2katie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I like the top one best! juliechick did a great job on both though!
     
  6. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Drew County Arkansas 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap!

    Folks mark your calendars now for the first Drew County 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap. There will be $5 donation per seller. Buyers are free. All poultry and animals must abide by the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission rules and regulations. More details will be posted on this thread as they become available. Please reserve this date on your calendars. This is the first day our fair board has available this fall.

    We have listed this swap meet in two national poultry magazines. We are inviting 4-H members from three states to acquire their show stock at our swap meet! So please plan on selling your fall extras here in Monticello, Arkansas!

    There will be concessions on hand. Burgers, hotdogs, funnel cakes and more.


    Event: Drew County 4-H Poultry and Livestock Swap

    Date: Saturday, October 23, 2010

    Time: 8:00 am till ????

    Place: Drew County Fairgrounds, Monticello, Arkansas

    Contact: Jim A. Hall 870/723-3724


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  7. juliechick

    juliechick Transplanted Hillbilly

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    Not sure if anyone else knows about this thread. lol I am going to try to hatch some of my Bantam Faverolles to sell at the swap. That's all I have that is laying right now.
     
  8. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Sounds fantastic!

    How about two 6-month GFMS and a set of 8 bumper stickers? Good luck!

    Nifty-Chicken

    Folks,

    We accepting via US Mail and in person in our donation raffle. Send a $1 per donation ticket (raffle) and we will place your name/ticket in for the drawing for one of two Golden Feather Memberships!

    We have also had some Light Sussex donated and young Jumbo Browns and Golden Speckled quail.

    A Cackle Hatchery T shirt

    Two $20 gift certificates from Metzer Farms

    We will be putting the backyardchickens.com banner up today for our county fair! If you are near Monticello, Arkansas this week drop by our Drew County Fair! Poultry and livestock will be in place Thursday evening.

    We will accept donations for the items to be drawn for until Noon, October 23, 2010. Will have someone check our mail before the drawing.

    Please mail all donations with your name, mailing address and the item you are bidding on to:

    Drew County 4-H Poultry Club
    % Jim A. Hall
    PO Box 273
    Monticello, Arkansas 71657
    870/723-3724

    Live birds must be picked up day of swap or will be donated to a 4-H member.​
     
  9. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    We are gettig closer to our swap meet. An update has been placed in Post #1.
     
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  10. HallFamilyFarm

    HallFamilyFarm PA ETL#195

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    Calls are coming in from EVERYWHERE! A lady in south-central Louisianna wants to know teh GPS address of our swap. So did the two folks from central Arkansas and the lady from OKC.

    Drew County Fairgrounds
    2100 Highway 35 East
    Monticello, Arkansas 71655

    Call me if you have any questions or need directions. We also have a plan B if we get rain. So our swap will continue rain or shine!

    Jim
    870/723-3724
     

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