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Calendar of Bird & Poultry Events in California

Mark your calendar so you won't miss these great shows, sales, and marts!

Upcoming Events

  • September 2014 - Madera, CA
    Madera District Fair. 1850 West Cleveland Ave, Madera, CA 93637.  (559) 674-8511  http://www.maderafair.com/

Next year / Dates to be announced...

  • January 2015 - Stockton, CA
    Pacific Poultry Breeders Association Show.  San Joaquin County Fairgrounds - 1658 S Airport Way Stockton, CA 95206. For more information, contact Anthony Rose  (209) 988-7762  arose@valleyalphaelectric.com or visit http://www.pacificpoultry.org/  
  • February 2015 - Fresno, CA
    Greater California Society Poultry Fanciers Show.  Open and Junior Show - Big Fresno Fairgrounds.  Sue Gallegos (559) 855-3951  gcspf@netptc.net  or visit http://www.gcspf.com/index.html for more information
  • May 2015 - Chowchilla, CA
    Chowchilla Madera County Fair.  http://chowchillafair.org/
  • June 2015 - Fresno, CA
    CCAS Bird Mart, Fresno District Fairgrounds, Industry/Commerce Building, Gate #6, off Kings Cyn Ave. 9am-3pm Admission: $5, under 12 free.  For more information call Beth (559) 226-4377 or email emarhenke@sbcglobal.net .

Past Events / Dates to be announced...

(please email if you have an update for your event)

  • - Bakersfield, CA
    Double show: Bakersfield feather fanciers club / Golden Gate Bantam Club.  Kern County Fairgrounds. 
    Nathan Branum  home 661-536-8341 / cell 661-201-0505  bffcshow@yahoo.com
  • - Costa Mesa, CA
    Orange County Fair.  88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.
    Email: custsvc04@ocfair.com  Phone/Fax: (714) 708-1934 or 714-708-FAIR (recorded info).  URL: http://www.ocfair.com/
  • - Del Mar, CA
    San Diego Co Fair.  2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar, CA 92014.  ABA SPECIAL MEET
    858-755-1161 e/mail: entry@sdfair.com
  • - Escondido, CA
    North County Aviculturists 22nd Annual. Fall Bird Mart. Saturday, October 20th, 2012. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. North Soccer Field at the Escondido High School. 1535 North Broadway, Escondido, Ca. 92026. Held in conjunction with EHS Pumpkin Festival (in Benefit of FFA and EHS Agriculture Department). Exotic Birds, Poultry, Doves for Sale from Local Breeders! Cages, Toys, and Accessories! Nest Boxes, Feed, and Supplies! Educational Displays! Free Bird Care Hand-outs! Looking for Vendors! Come and Join the Fun! North County Aviculturists (NCA) is North San Diego County’s only Club devoted to people who love Exotic Birds of all types. Our Purpose is to Promote Interest and Education to all interested in Aviculture! For more information or reservations, call Jill Thorburn 760-723-0677 or E-Mail Teamthorburn@hotmail.com
  • - Fresno, CA (1st Sunday of November & June)
    CCAS Bird Mart, Fresno District Fairgrounds, Industry/Commerce Building, Gate #6, off Kings Cyn Ave. 9am-3pm Admission: $5, under 12 free.  For more information call Beth (559) 226-4377 or email emarhenke@sbcglobal.net .
  • - Fresno, CA
    Budgie Show - 2348 Ventura at "N" Street, Fresno, CA.  This show has a unique twist -- all of the birds that will be entered in the show will be up for sale after the show is over!  For more info email Arsham: ammo3386@yahoo.com
  • - Fresno, CA
    Bird Yard Sale - 9am-3pm - Arsham's house at 5854 N. Garfield Avenue, Fresno, CA.  Come join our group of bird friends for a day of shopping & socializing.  Many different local breeders will be selling birds, bird toys, cages, supplies, and other items related to feathers & fur.  Popcorn and hot dogs, too.  There is no charge for sellers!  For more info call Arsham cell # 559-213-1286 or email ammo3386@yahoo.com 
  • - Escondido, CA
    North County Aviculturists 20th Annual Bird Mart, in conjunction with the EHS Pumpkin Festival (benefiting FFA and the EHS Agriculture Department). Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. North Soccer Field at Escondido High School, 1535 North Broadway, Escondido, CA 92026-2099. Exotic birds for sale from local breeders! Cages, toys and accessories! Nest boxes, feed and supplies!
    Something new for sale at every event! Educational displays! Bird care handouts! Opportunity Drawing at 3:00 pm! Win: birds, cages, supplies, and much more! Tickets: $1.00 each or six tickets for $5.00! Booths (10 ft x 10 ft): $60.00 each. (First booth discount for NCA members) Tables and Chairs: MUST BRING YOUR OWN! Information, reservations: Telephone (760) 941-2214 or e-mail nca_birdmart@yahoo.com.  North County Aviculturists (NCA) is North San Diego County's only club for people who love exotic birds of all types.  For more information about NCA e-mail nca_birdclub@yahoo.com or telephone 760-738-9337.
  • - Eureka, CA
    Humboldt Poultry Fanciers Assoc.  Redwood Acres Fairgrounds.
    Harry Majors 707-496-6350 and fax is 707-441-1164  harrymajors@yahoo.com
  • - Galt, CA
    Bird Festival in Galt. Children are free and adults $5.00. For adults tours are 8:00-11:00, 12:00-3:00, 2:30-5:30pm. Visit http://www.ci.galt.ca.us/site/WinterBird/bird2009.php  for more information.
  • - Granada Hills, CA
    Bird-A-Fair event will be on Sunday, September 12, 2010, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. 11128 Balboa Blvd. In Granada Hills Contact Information: Granada Pavilion: (818)831-1934 Bob Des Ermia: (818)362-3984  granadapavilion@gmail.com
  • - Holister, CA
    Gold Coast Poultry Fanciers.  Baldo Park.
    Donald Barger  (831) 915-8918  dbarger@poultryshow.com
  • - Lake San Marcos, CA
    Budgie Fancier of San Diego.  ** District 10 Regional Show** Judge Mike Dahl.  Lake San Marcos Hotel and Resort CA, 1025 La Bonita Dr., Lake San Marcos, CA 92078.  Contact Greg Ruth 858-487-7976 or gregruth@gmail..com
  • - Lancaster, CA
    Antelope Valley Fair & Alfalfa Festival.  2551 West Avenue H, Suite 102, Lancaster, CA 93536. 
    661-948-6060 http://www.avfair.com
  • - Modesto, CA
    Central California Cage Bird Club Presents Canary/Finch Bird Show and Bird Mart - 9am to 4pm.  819 Sunset Ave., Modesto, CA.  Adults $2, kids under 15 FREE -- Free Parking -- Food.  Contact Terese 209-247-3206 or www.mycccbc.org for more info.
  • - Paso Robles, CA
    Double show: California national banquet show / Central Coast Feather Fanciers and Seaside Feather Fanciers.  Paso Robles event center.
    Tami / Amanda Clark  (805) 466-7214  wheelsnumber6@hotmail.com
  • - Paso Robles, CA
    Paso Robles Bird Mart at Midstate Fairgrounds, 24th & Riverside, Paso Robles, CA 93446.  9am-3pm.  For more information please call Roy Cruickshank 805-239-3633.
  • - Pleasanton, CA
    Pleasanton Bird Mart.  Sunday, Aug. 19, 9:30am-3pm.  Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA www.PleasantonBirdMart.com
  • - Pomona, CA
    Everybody's Bird Mart - 9:30am-4pm - Building 4 - 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768.  All types of birds and supplies for sale. Best prices in town and the biggest show you will ever attend.  Hundreds of vendors.  $5 per adult admission.  For more info call: 805-494-1499 or 909-623-3111
  • - Reno, NV
    Northern Nevada Poultry Fanciers Assoc Youth and Open Poultry Show.  We put on this show every November and get a lot of CA exhibitors. For more info visit www.wix.com/poultryfancier/nnpfa
  • - Roseville, CA
    The Foothill Bird Fanciers Annual Exotic Bird Mart, Sunday, August 26th, 2012, 9:00am - 3:00pm. Indoors at Placer County Fairgrounds, Jones Hall, 800 All American City Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678. LOTS OF PARKING. Featuring: Well Bird and Sexing Clinic with Dr. Scot McDonald, DVM-bring your bird in a cage or carrier and have Dr. Scot McDonald trim its nails, wings and give it a general check up for a nominal fee. Breeders can bring their birds to determine their sex. Birds can also be microchiped. Many vendors of birds, bird toys, cages, cage accessories, and apparel. Raffle Drawing: 1st prize-$300: 2nd prize-$200;3rd prize-$100, and numerous prizes donated by the vendors. Do you want to be a vendor? Contact Information: http://foothillbirdfanciers.com , (for contract) John York (916) 409-9276, Blue Wrigley (916) 991-7421, Roland Cristo (530) 823-1677.
  • - Sacramento, CA
    Capitol City Bird Society (CCBS) annual Exotic Bird Mart, Lovebird Show and Parrot Show. The annual Exotic Bird Mart, Lovebird Show and Parrot Show is on Sunday, October 7, form 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95819. Set up times are scheduled on Sat. (Oct. 6th from 7:30pm - 10:00pm) and Sun. (Oct. 7th from 6 am - 9 am).  We would like 1000 or more to come out and see the bird show and mart thanks hope to see you all there.  If you want to know where the bird show will be and to see birds from all over the world all you have to do is look at our web page WWW.CAPITOLBIRD.ORG  or try the lower case. The day at our show and bird mart will give you a look at birds you have seen only on TV. Three show divisions, Lovebirds, Cockatiels and Hookbills (parrots). The vendors will have many types of birds for sale as well as supplies, cages, toys, food, etc. There will be a lot to see why not make it a day outing. Admission is $6 Children under 12 free with adult admission. Please go to our web page for a discount coupon. And set that date with all your friends to come to the bird show and mart here in Sacramento. we may still have a few selling booths left.  Contact information: Mario Talamantes or Patricia Rodriguez (916) 550-2721 Email: mteezaviaries@gmail.com 
  • - Sacramento, CA
    West Coast Zebra and Society Finch Show, Sacramento. Bird sales and speaker. Judging and bird sales. La Quinta Downtown, Sacramento, CA. More info at www.efinch.com/show
  • - San Jose, CA
    San Jose Bird Mart, 9am-3pm - Santa Clara Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd., San Jose. Gateway Hall. Pay and Free Parking. Adults: $8; Kids 6-12: $2, under 5: Free.  For more info visit www.SanJoseBirdMart.com 
  • - Valley Center, CA
    Paradise Bird Mart - 9 am to 3 pm - Bates Nut Farm, 15954 Woods Valley Rd., Valley Center, CA.  All types of birds and supplies. Free to get in and free parking.  This is an out side show. BIRD GROOMING $15 A BIRD FOR WINGS NALS AND BEAK TRIMMED. For more information call Lori (951)325-2102 OR (951)-893-7650 BIRDSNPARADISE@MSN.COM
  • - Ventura, CA
    Paradise Bird Mart and Pet Expo Sunday from 9 am to 3 pm at Seaside Park Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Bl, Ventura, CA. All types of birds from finches to macaws, all types of supplies; cages, toys, food, nestboxes, and lots more. Puppies and other small animals, too. Will have Dr. Scott Macdonald doing surgical sexing. For more information please contact Lori at 951-893-7650 or birdsnparadise@msn.com
  • - Ventura, CA
    Ventura County Fair.  10 W. Harbor Blvd. Ventura, CA, 93001.
    Email: ebarlow@seasidepark.org  Phone/Fax: 805-648-3376/Fax 805-648-1012.  URL: http://www.seasidepark.org/vcfair/index.html
  • - Victorville, CA
    Pacific Coast Bantam Club.  San Bernardino County Fairgrounds. 
    Juanita Hall (818) 353-6749  juanitahall@verizon.net



Katie & "Teddy" at Chowchilla Fair Poultry Show 2014

Show Report:

  • NEW! May 16, 2014 - Chowchilla, CA
    Chowchilla Fair 4-H Poultry Show:
    Our birds showed well and Katie did it AGAIN taking 1st place Junior showmanship, 1st place Intermediate showmanship, and 3rd place Advanced showmanship!  Go Katie!!  Here's our 2014 Chowchilla Show report:
    • 2nd place Large Poultry Hen;
      Black Copper Marans hen "Solange"
    • 2nd place Waterfowl;
      Gray Heterozygous Silkie drake
    • 4th place Waterfowl;
      Pastel Heterozygous Silkie drake "Nectarine"
    • 7th place Clean Leg--Single Comb cock;
      Lemon Blue MGB cock "Teddy"
  • February 15, 2014 - Fresno, CA
    Greater CA Society Poultry Fanciers Show:
    We had great fun at the Fresno show!  Meghan got 3rd in Mini Showmanship, Katelyn got 6th in Junior Showmanship & her team "The Old English Crew" got 2nd in the Avian Bowl, eight of our ten chickens placed as follows
    • 1st place, BV, & BEST OF BREED MARANS
      Black Copper Marans "Solange"
    • 1st place & BV
      Fawn Silver Duckwing OEGB hen "Luna"
    • 1st place & BV
      Lemon-Splash MGB pullet "Beads"
    • 1st place & BV
      Blue Bearded Silkie cockerel "Ugg"
    • 1st place & BV
      Splash Bearded Silkie cockerel "Golly"
    • 2nd place Lemon-Blue MGB cockerel "Teddy"
    • 2nd place Fawn Silver Duckwing OEGB pullet "Annie"
    • 3nd place Fawn Silver Duckwing OEGB cockerel "Bill"
  • January 25, 2014 - Stockton, CA
    Pacific Poultry Breeders Association Show:
    As always at this fabulous show, the classes were PACKED with eager chicken-loving boys and girls.  Our Howard poultry team had a really fun and successful day!  Katie's favorite rooster "Major" didn't feel like walking today in Junior Showmanship, but Meghan placed 6th in Mini Showmanship with her new rooster "Ranger," and Katie and her teammates took 2nd place in their first Avian Bowl!  Good job "Old English Crew!" So very proud!! :)
  • January 11, 2014 - Hollister, CA
    Gold Coast Poultry Fancier's Show:
    Meghan placed 3rd out of four in Mini showmanship (her first time showing!) and Katie placed 6th out of 14 in Junior showmanship.  This was our first time at the Hollister show.  Three other members of our Howard 4-H Poultry Team also attended and did a great job in showmanship.  It was a fun day for all!  :)
  • August 31, 2013 - Madera, CA
    Madera District Fair 4-H Poultry Show:
    Katie got 2nd place Junior showmanship, 2nd place on her first set of meat chickens, and her birds got Best of Show Large Fowl, Best of Show Utility Bird, Best of Show Waterfowl, and Reserve Overall Best of Show Avian!  Good job Katie!!  Here's the 2013 Madera District Fair 4-H Poultry Show report:
    • RESERVE BEST OF SHOW, RESERVE BANTAM,
      1st place & BOS Feather Leg;
      Bearded Blue Silkie pullet "Anastasia"
    • 1st place & BOS Large Fowl
      Black Copper Marans pullet "Frenchie"
    • 1st place & BOS Utility
      Buff Orpington pullet "Buttercup"
    • 1st place & BOS Waterfowl
      Blue Heterozygous Silkie duck "Elinor"
    • Best Pair Feather Legged "Anastasia" & "Alicia"
    •  Best Pair Waterfowl "Elinor" & "Merida"
    • 1st place Utility cockerel "Valentine"
    • 2nd place Feather Leg Bearded Splash Silkie pullet "Alicia"
    • 2nd place & Reserve Lightweight Meat Pen of 2 Cornish Cross pullets
    • 2nd place Utility pullet "Gossie"
    • 2nd place Waterfowl Blue Het. Silkie duck "Merida"
    • 2nd place Waterfowl Charcoal Silky drake "Smokey"
    • 5th place Single Comb - Clean Leg Pullet
      Silver Duckwing pullet "Aliza"
    • 5th place Single Comb - Clean Leg Cock
      Silver Duckwing OEGB cockerel "Major"
  • May 17, 2013 - Chowchilla, CA
    Chowchilla Fair 4-H Poultry Show:
    All four birds entered placed and Katie got 1st place Junior showmanship, 1st place Intermediate showmanship, and 3rd place Senior showmanship!  Go Katie!!  Here's our 2013 Chowchilla Show report:
    • 1st place & BOS Waterfowl;
      White Heterozygous Silkie drake "Frosty"
    • 1st place Feather Legged Cockerel;
      Bearded Blue Silkie cockerel "Harchi"
    • 3rd place Large Poutry Hen;
      Black Copper Marans hen "Rosalee"
    • 4th place Single Comb - Clean Leg Cock;
      Silver Duckwing OEGB cockerel "Major"
    • 1st place & Reserve 1-doz bantam chicken eggs from our OEGBs
    • 3rd place 1-doz large chicken eggs from our Marans
  • February 16, 2013 - Fresno, CA
    Greater CA Society Poultry Fanciers Show:
    We entered 11 chickens and every one of them placed!  Katie did a great job in showmanship, but she didn't place this time. We sold over 50 chicks and saw many of our favorite friends and past visitors.  Here are our 2013 Fresno Show results:
    • 1st place & BV Lemon Splash MGB cock "Boulder"
    • 1st place & RV Lemon Splash MGB hen "Crystalline"
    • 1st place & RV Fawn Silver Duckwing OEGB hen "Luna"
    • 1st place Fawn Silver Duckwing OEGB pullet "Darling"
    • 1st place & RV Bearded Splash Silkie pullet "Muffy"
    • 1st place Bearded Splash Silkie cockerel "Oscar"
    • 2nd place Fawn Silver Duckwing OEGB hen "Fawn"
    • 2nd place Lemon Splash MGB hen "Rain"
    • 2nd place Lemon Blue MGB hen "Lemon"
    • 3rd place Silver Duckwing OEGB cockerel "Major"
      (Also Katie's new showmanship bird)
    • 4th place Lemon Blue MGB hen "Pauline"
  • September 1, 2012 - Madera, CA
    Madera District Fair 4-H & FFA Show:
    Katie entered 5 chickens, 3 ducks, & a dozen eggs.  What a day!  She took first place in showmanship (yeah!), Best of Show Utility Bird, Best of Show Waterfowl, and Best of Division for Waterfowl:
    • 1st place & BOS UTILTY Blue Olive Egger pullet "Razaroo"
    • 1st place & BOS WATERFOWL Black Silky duck "Lucky"
    • 1st place Best Pair Waterfowl "Midnight" & "Lucky"
    • 1st place Bearded Black Silkie pullet "Sitka"
    • 1st place Silver Duckwing OEGB cock "Peanut"
      (Also Katie's 1st place showmanship bird)
    • 2nd place & Reserve Waterfowl Black Silky drake "Midnight"
    • 2nd place Best Pair Bantam - Single Comb, Clean Leg
      "Peanut" & "Rosetta"
    • 3rd place Mallard duck "Summer"
    • 3rd place Bearded Splash Silkie hen "Charlotte"
    • 4th place Best Pair Bantam - Feather Legged
      "Sitka" & "Charlotte"
    • 5th place Silver Duckwing hen "Rosetta"
  • February 18, 2012 - Fresno, CA
    Greater California Society Poultry Fanciers:
    Katelyn did a great job in showmanship with Fawn & won 4th place.  Meghan & Katelyn entered 14 (seven each) of our bantams in Junior Show.  Here are the results:
    • 1st place & BV Bearded Splash Silkie pullet "Snowy"
    • 1st place Bearded Blue Silkie cockerel "Tybalt"
    • 1st place Bearded Blue Silkie pullet "Satin"
    • 1st place & RV Silver Blue Modern hen "Blueberry"
    • 1st place Fawn Silver Duckwing OEGB pullet "Luna"
    • 2nd place Bearded Blue Silkie pullet "Velvet"
    • 2nd place Bearded Splash Silkie pullet "Marshmallow"
    • 2nd place Bearded Splash Silkie cockerel "Koda"
    • 2nd place & RV Splash Modern pullet "Crystalline"
    • 2nd place Lemon Blue Modern pullet "Isabella"
    • 3rd place Lemon Blue Modern pullet "Sarah"
  • January 28, 2012 - Stockton, CA
    Pacific Poultry Breeders Assoc. Show:
    Katelyn competed in her first 4-H Showmanship with her Fawn-Silver-Duckwing Old English Game Bantam pullet "Fawn" that we hatched this past summer out of eggs from Leighton Miller.  Katie & Fawn did not place this time, but we are so very proud of them both!
  • February 20, 2010 - Fresno, CA
    Greater California Society Poultry Fanciers.
    Our daughters, Katie & Meghan entered 7 chickens -- our first chicken show.  What fun!  Here are the results:
    • 1st place & RV Bearded Blue Silkie pullet "Lila"
    • 1st place & RV Birchen Modern hen "Norma Jean"
    • 2nd place Black Modern pullet "Gabby"
    • 3rd place Silver Blue Modern hen "Blueberry"
    • 3rd place Brown Red Modern cock "Memphis"
    • 4th place Lemon Blue Modern pullet "Kiwi"