Poultry show this weekend at fairgrounds

alt

Visitors to the Chattahoochee Valley Poultry Association show today at the Coweta County Fairgrounds will see some of the more exotic varieties, such as this unusual chicken brought to last year's show.

From Staff Reports
news@newnan.com
Chickens galore – as well as other birds – and vendors and activities relating to poultry will be on view at the Coweta County Fairgrounds this weekend.
The Chattahoochee Valley Poultry Association will be holding its annual event, which Brian Massengale, the group's president, described as "the biggest show" to date. This year's show is the CVPA's ninth.
The nationally recognized show will be held Saturday and Sunday. Massengale said Thursday that 2,470 birds have been registered for the show. Poultry and other birds such as water fowl, guinea fowl and pigeons will be on view.
Some of the birds have a quite exotic appearance — not your everyday chicken.
Massengale said the event is open free to the public, and is an opportunity for families to come out and see this wide variety from the poultry breeding world.
The judged show takes place mainly Saturday – with gates open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. The judged show ends Sunday about 10:30 a.m. when the show birds will be packed up for travel home.

However, the annual poultry show is held in conjunction with a two-day swap meet, which continues until about 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Chickens, rabbits arts and crafts and gardening items will be featured.



More Local

Home Safe

Alarm over missing child a simple mixup

County and city authorities were happy to locate a 5-year-old child safe and sound after she was reported missing on Wednesday. All four pub ... Read More


Luminaria fundraiser

Neighborhood rallies for Coweta Samaritan Clinic

More than 100 residents in one Newnan neighborhood are planning to participate in their first annual luminaria fundraiser. On Tuesday at 6:3 ... Read More


UWG Newnan: Finish line in sight

University of West Georgia’s new campus in Newnan will be substantially complete in January, according to Newnan City Manager Cleatus ... Read More


TB patient won’t be coming to Coweta County

The tuberculosis patient who is currently being held in the Troup County Jail for refusing to take his medication is no longer contagious, b ... Read More


Coweta Commission

Cemetery discovery disrupts bypass extension

Crews doing clearing for the Newnan Bypass Extension project discovered a gravestone, and 49 graves were eventually located. The road will b ... Read More

Four arrested in marijuana bust

Four people were arrested Tuesday after authorities with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant at a home in Newna ... Read More