Above: A Polish White Crested Black

Dude gets around.

After yesterday’s book sale jaunt, local image magician Nick Adams filed the following fowl images shot earlier today at the Humboldt Poultry Fanciers Association‘s annual winter show at Humboldt County Fairgrounds. Now in its 54th year, the event features over 700 animals on display and is open until 5 p.m.

Arcata Bottom 4-H’s Ella Waterhouse walks with her bird to be judged on showmanship

Emma Sobehrad hugs her bird before showmanship

Noah Waterhouse answer questions from showmanship judge Dr. Francine Bradley

Alexandra Morris pets her bird after showmanship

African goose

Isabella Willis plays with her smartphone while Jeanne reads the paper.

Breed Spinash - Variety White Faz

Poultry is judged by American Poultry Association standard or American Bantam Association standard with some being judged by both.

People discuss the birds on display at the poultry show

Birds on display

Added bonus of having chickens