Press Release: 07/09/2017

Press Release: Poultry Club of Great Britain Secures Major Sponsor for the National Poultry & Egg Show 2017

07/09/2017

Organisers of the 2017 National Championship Poultry & Egg Show, a highlight of the poultry calendar for many, are extremely proud to announce that W & H Marriage & Sons, is the headline sponsor for the event at the Telford International Centre on 2nd & 3rd December 2017.

W & H Marriage & Sons has been milling since 1824 with a proud tradition of quality and service. The Marriage's poultry feed range includes feeds for show birds and layers as well as growers and breeders and they offer a choice of non-GM and organic rations in a wide range of bag sizes.

Gemma Gale from Marriage’s said” We are delighted to be continuing our support of the National Poultry Show as headline sponsors for 2017. We look forward to seeing you all there.”

Lee Grant, Poultry Club of Great Britain Trustee and spokesman said “It’s fantastic to have Marriage’s on board as headline sponsor again for this year’s show.  Not only will Marriage’s be supporting the show, they have committed to an annual programme of support, enabling the club to further its charitable objects – we look forward to working with Gemma and the team at Marriage’s”.

The task of placing around 7,000 exhibits of the country’s top chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and eggs will be in the hands of 74 judges from Great Britain, Sweden & Russia. 

All classes will be judged by some of the most experienced and well-respected individuals in the poultry fancy.  And the honour of selecting the Best in Show title this year is Championship Judge Mr Hugh Guthrie from Kilmarnock. 

In the Championship Egg show, Mrs Hazel Dickson from Lanark has the honour of judging around 700 entries and Mrs Nicki Firth from Bury St Edmunds who will be judging the Decorated Egg and Photographic sections.  

Jed Dwight from the Isle of Wight will have the job of choosing the best Juvenile exhibit and the Junior & Juvenile Handlers. 

Proudly supported by Marriage’s, The National Championship Poultry Show organised by the Poultry Club of Great Britain will take place at the Telford International Centre, on 2-3 December 2017.

Should you wish to contact the Poultry Club of Great Britain, please e-mail info@poultryclub.org in the first instance.