Each exhibitor's birds must be pullorum-typhoid tested by the State before any entry can be accepted. Pullorum-typhoid certificates are issued by the State after the birds have been tested and passed.
Please read additional State health rules and requirements located in front of Fair book for CT Shows and Fairs, or at the CT Dept. of Agriculture Web site.
Entries must be mailed to the Superintendent no later than the third Wednesday in September.
Entries to be limited to a maximum of 5 breeds per family. Bantams or Standard. Please include size of cage required (XL, L, M, S). Please indicate if birds can be cooped as pairs.
Connecticut entries will be given preference up to coop capacity.
The Berlin Fair agrees to furnish coops, water, feed and reasonable care and protection from 5:00 P.M. Thursday, of fair week but will not be responsible for losses of any nature. All coops and equipment will be disinfected before use.
All specimens competing must be the property of the exhibitor, a standard recognized breed or cross and in good physical condition.
All entries must be dusted prior to showing. Fair veterinarians will examine all entries. Any entry found not to be show worthy will be asked to be removed. In all cases the fair veterinarians decision is final.
Birds may be delivered to the Fair Grounds Thursday, of fair week from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. At this time the entry fee of $1.00 per bird will be collected.
Premium money and ribbons may be picked up at the Premium Booth on Saturday afternoon.
Any bird not worthy of its breed or a prize rating, in the opinion of the judge, will not receive recognition.
In all cases the judges decision is final.
Birds cannot be removed before 6:30 p.m. on Sunday as per rules and regulations. Birds cannot be sold on the fair grounds.