10th June 2021 - Flipbook - Page 40
JULY 22 2021
ABOVE: A lovely Partridge Silkie boy that Kiera
McGarry is taking to the poultry fair.
By Guy Richardson
ABOVE: A lovely White Silkie pullet from Kiera
McGarry’s show line, which is going to the
Belmont House Hotel Poultry Fair.
ABOVE: Kiera McGarry’s black Silkie pullet ABOVE: Jimmy Ryan’s Balmoral Show
will be going to the Belmont House Hotel
champion Brahma cockerel.
Belmont House Hotel Poultry Fair
N Saturday (July 24)
the Belmont House
Hotel, Rathfriland Road,
Banbridge, is the venue
for what will be its ﬁrst
The event will be held between
9am and 1pm, with sellers
welcomed from 7.30am.
The fair is being held outside will
have a great variety of poultry and
domestic waterfowl on offer from a
number of poultry keepers, some
of whom keep quality exhibition
This is a great opportunity to
experience a poultry fair, see
some of the vast number of breeds
that are available here, and
obtain new stock and avail of the
refreshments that are available.
The organisers are hoping that
this becomes a monthly event
and, being located in Banbridge,
close to the A1 carriageway, this
venue will be accessible to so
many poultry keepers and future
If you are rearing standard bred
poultry or laying birds this will be
the place to go.
I wish the organisers the greatest
success in this new venture and,
as a poultry hobbyist, a local
poultry fair is a very welcome
addition to the hobby.
If you have any enquires in
relation to the poultry fair please
contact the Belmont House Hotel
on 028 40 662517.
Why not go along and enjoy the
sights and sounds of a poultry fair
in the open air.
If you are considering obtaining
stock at this event please bring
suitable boxes for conveying your
birds home in. I hope to see you
ABOVE: Balmoral egg display.
ABOVE: Poultry Fair poster.
BELOW: Egg display.
The Balmoral Show
OULTRY entries for this year’s
Balmoral Show, which is being
held between Wednesday,
September 22, and Saturday,
September 25, at the Balmoral
Park, Maze, Lisburn, close on
Wednesday, July 28.
This will be the ﬁrst poultry show
since 2019 and it would be great to
see our wonderful heritage breeds
of fowl once again on display at the
largest agricultural show in the
If you are considering entering
poultry you can still enter online
or obtain a schedule and entry
form by contacting the Royal Ulster
Agricultural Society’s Balmoral
Entries can only be made online
or by post.
to the fair.
ABOVE: A selection of Kiera’s young