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Russ Blair

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Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« on: May 10, 2023, 06:01:55 PM »
There has been an Ameraucana Alliance club meet placed for the Fall Fowl Fest October 14 & 15 2023. It will be at the Saginaw County Fairgrounds in Chesaning Michigan. This is a 2 day double show and Matt Boensch is the show secretary and the show catalog with printable entry will be on poultry show central. This is another well ran show that draws great numbers and even better fellowshipping. So come on out and pay us a visit if nothing else.   
S.E. Michigan

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2023, 07:54:01 PM »
Go to FowlFest.org for details. Results from previous shows are posted there along with many photos. An online show catalog with the entry form will be posted there also as we get closer to show time. This is the local show for me and probably the only one I'll attend this year.

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2023, 04:43:22 PM »
Fantastic! I plan to attend to socialize and better familiarize myself with the SOP and shows. Had my first hatch 05/17 so I won't be entering anything yet but I am a visual hands on learner so reading the material still leaves a bit of grey area for me and I think this would be super beneficial :)

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2023, 10:34:51 PM »
This is awesome, I look forward to meeting you in person.
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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2023, 10:34:05 AM »
The 2023 Fowl Fest show catalog, including the entry form, can now be viewed and downloaded from the Fowl Fest site.

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #5 on: September 16, 2023, 12:21:20 AM »
I plan on attending as well :D  Looking forward to getting to meet all you guys :)

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #6 on: September 16, 2023, 12:17:37 PM »

The Rennolets and the Gilberts plan to attend as well.  Looking forward to seeing everyone.
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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2023, 10:14:08 AM »
Ameraucana breeder and Alliance member, Pedro Marques, from Brazil, will be at the Fowl Fest on Saturday.  8)

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2023, 09:54:47 AM »
Fowl Fest forecast...

Friday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 54. East wind 8 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

Saturday
Showers. High near 52. East northeast wind around 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Sunday
A chance of showers between 8am and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #9 on: October 10, 2023, 11:17:18 AM »
That’s awesome Pedro is flying in for the show
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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #10 on: October 12, 2023, 11:53:19 AM »
A couple sit down restaurants in Chesaning are the Showboat and Don Felipe.
There is also a Krispy Krunchy Chicken & Little Caesar's Pizza in the village and a Taco Bell & McDonalds' west of Chesaning, at the intersection of M-52 & M-57.

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #11 on: October 12, 2023, 01:44:44 PM »
Thanks for that info John.   See you soon.
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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #12 on: October 15, 2023, 05:33:56 PM »
There was a lot of rain in the forecast, but the fall weather turned out great for the Fowl Fest and great describes the weekend!
Russ Blair did have a bantam buff Ameraucana cockeral win champion AOCCL in one of the two shows.
Pedro came with his sister-in-law, Nina, and her husband, Mark. They helped translate back and forth between Portuguese and English.  ;)

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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #13 on: October 15, 2023, 05:36:25 PM »
Here are a few more photos from the weekend...
Alliance member Laurie Ashley had the only large fowl Ameraucanas in the two shows. I didn't check to see results, but believe from the award plaques in the photo below at least one of her black Ameraucanas was champion AOSB. Exact details should be in the next Ameraucana Newsletter and maybe posted here later.
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Re: Michigan Poultry Fanciers, Fall Fowl Fest
« Reply #14 on: October 16, 2023, 08:12:54 AM »
One of the great highlights of Fowlfest this year for me was to meet in person our member from Brazil, Pedro Nunes Marquez.   It was his first trip to the U.S.A.    We had a great meeting at John's place near Birch Run.  A big thanks to John for sharing this photo of the three of us.

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