Meet the prize winning fowl on display at the Bellingen Show Coffs Coast Rural RoundUp by News Of The Area - Modern Media - May 11, 2023 Louie Kerbert, junior member of Bellinger River District Poultry Club, who received a secnd prize with his Australorp Cockerel and also a second with his Wyandotte Bantam cockerel at Sydney Royal Easter Show, will be exhibiting at Bellingen Show. PRIZE fowl presented by members of Bellinger River District Poultry Club at the Sydney Royal Easter Show will be exhibited at Bellingen Show. “Our club’s three Easter Show winners will be exhibiting at Bellingen Agricultural Show and have, along with many local breeders, shown at other agricultural and club shows in recent weeks with some success,” Peter Paff, Bellinger River District Poultry Club Show Secretary told News Of The Area. “Come along and say hello at the Poultry Pavilion on Saturday 13 May and enjoy a great country show.” Prize winning Bellinger River District Poultry Club member Michael Sharkey of Bellingen took out champion in the Any Other Colour Australian game class and was carded in the Black Red Australian Game male and female classes. Louie Kerbert, a junior member, received a second prize with his Australorp Cockerel and also a second with his Wyandotte Bantam cockerel. “Being carded at the Royal is an honour for any long term breeder, but is especially so for a junior exhibitor on his first Sydney Royal,” said Peter. Life member Ted Vaughan of Raleigh claimed Champion Pit bantam, Champion Henfeather large, Champion Henfeather bantam, and was carded for five out of his six large Pit Games. “We are expecting a wide variety of breeds and several waterfowl at the show. “We will also have a limited number of birds for sale. “There will still be some birds to look at on the Sunday. “We will also have several fancy pigeons which will be on display courtesy of two local breeders,” said Peter. The breeders will be available to discuss the various attributes of their birds. Judging will be carried out by Mr Peter Artuso . “Peter, who comes from Kendall, is well versed in all breeds of poultry. “We thank him for agreeing to officiate at this year’s show.” By Andrea FERRARI One of Ted Vaughan’s prize bantams, to be viewed at Bellingen Show over the weekend of 13 and 14 May.