Champion AOCCL, Black Sumatra bantam cockerel by Doug Akers; at the Indiana State Fair Open Show (1400 birds), August, 2016 and the White River Show (800 birds) Sept. 2016
Tom Kernan, of New Jersey, won the Champion Bantam of Show and Reserve Super Grand Champion with a Black Sumatra C at the 1700+ bird Southern Ohio Poultry Show, held May 28 &29, 2016 in Lucasvillle. The event hosted the Sumatra National Meet which was postponed from 2015 due to avian influenza fears.
2016 National Champion Sumatras. Champion Bantam (top) and Champion Large Fowl (bottom) by Ron & Katrina Kuivinen, Graham, Washington. Both birds are black hens. The National Sumatra Meet was held at the Pacific Poultry Breeders Association show in Modesto, California on January 29th & 30th, 2016.
Also, there will be another National Sumatra Meet on Memorial Weekend, 2016 at the Southern Ohio Poultry Show, in Lucasville, OH. This is actually the 2015 National Meet which had to be postponed to May, 2016, due to avian influenza in 2015.
Two National Meets of the American Sumatra Association in 2016
1) 2016 National Meet. Pacific Poultry Breeders Assoc. January 30-31, 2016, Modesto Junior College, Modesto, California
2) 2015 National Meet postponed to May 28 & 29, 2016, Southern Ohio Poultry Show, Lucasville
The 2015 National Meet for the American Sumatra Association, set for next weekend in Lucasville, Ohio, has been canceled due to avian influenza issues. Some members were unwilling to risk participating. Now, Ohio has banned Indiana exhibitors from exhibiting in Ohio.
Hopefully, we will be able to hold the Sumatra National at this fall’s, Lucasville, Ohio show. Stay tuned for more information when we get it.