OPB will be offering for auction several of these "Poultry Tribune / Reliable Poultry Journal" pull out framed pictures in the weeks /months to come. These are not reproductions but actual pin ups from the two publications collected between 1900-1950 and are extremely rare with all being between 68-95 years old. This collection of pictures was obtained from a scrap book collection of the Late Godfrey Engstrom of Bay City Michigan. Each picture will be framed and sold via auction on our Facebook page.For those not on Facebook we will be accepting email bids ( see below for details)
We do have reserve bids on each picture with all proceeds going towards supporting the OPB Annual Show. All items will be available for pick up in Georgetown Ontario , or to shows we attend ( Canada and the USA) or shipped at purchasers expense. We have a wide range of these pictures with several different breeds and varieties and in some cases complete series of varieties in some breeds.
For those not on Facebook email bids will be taken by email John Beamer at Johnbeamer77@gmail.com
Next item up for bids
LA Stahmer Plymouth Barred Rocks Poultry Tribune January 1923
We would like to thanks the following sponsors of awards for the 2018 show. If you would like to sponsor a class or section of the show in honor or memory of a mentor , a club member or friend of the hobby, please contact either firstname.lastname@example.org or Johnbeamer77@gmail.com for more information. We are looking to get sponsors for every breed shown as well as many varieties.
2018 Sponsors are as follows
Dave McCormick ( In Memory of Allan Lilley) Best and Res Rosecomb Bantam
Dale Baker ( In honor of Plymouth Rock Fanciers) Best C H K P in Barred Rocks
Randy Spencer ( Youth Awards)
Shane Cramp ( Multiple best of breed awards )
Don & Ross Harrington ( In Memory of Leigh Harrington) Best and Reserve Waterfowl & BV & RV Grey White and AOV Calls
Harper Construction ( For Champion Bantam and Reserve)
New Bruinswick Purebred Poultry Association ( In Memory of George Piers )Best & Reserve Large Fowl Leghorn
We thank you all for your generosity and support of the OPB Show !
Preparations are underway for our 25th annual show to be held October 20-21 2018 at the West Niagra Fairgrounds In Grassie Ontario.We have many great events planned for this including the APA Canadian National Meet as well as the ABA District Meet. Visit back to this site for more details as the become available . This is going to be a do not miss event for the Exhibition Poultry Hobby in Canada !
The following meets have been placed at this 2017 Ontario Poultry Breeders show
American Poultry Association Canadian National
American Bantam Association District Meet
Modern Game Bantam Club of American District Meet
American Silkie Bantam Club District Meet
Great Lakes Serama Club Canadian National Table Top Meet
Japanese Bantam Breeders Association Meet
Chantecler Fanciers International Canadian National ** Check out the " Show Info " section of this website for more info.
American Brahma Club District Meet
More meets will be added as they are requested , if you do not see your club listed contact your area rep to inquire with OPB Organizers
Check out our new " Show Info " section on this website for more details on the show and events at the show including meets .
This hotel is now sold out for this weekend. Alternative hotels are Super 8 Grimsby ( Across the parking lot from the host hotel 905-309-8800 and Ramada Inn in Jordan ( 15 min from host hotel and show hall) 905-562-4155 . We do not have rate agreements with either of these hotels . Other hotels may have availability in Hamilton or St Catharines .We highly suggest that you do not delay in booking your room as it is " Fall Colour Season " and many hotels will be at capacity at this time of the year. We hope you can join us for the party at the Casablanca Inn on Saturday Night more details to follow.