Organizers Prepare For Annual Poultry Days Festival

Published: Monday, June 06, 2011 @ 2:42 PM
Updated: Monday, June 06, 2011 @ 2:43 PM

Organizers of the 60th Annual Poultry Days in Versailles is getting ready for the weekend event by painting chickens on the roads leading into town.

The theme this year is "Chick-A-Ritaville."

During the three-day festival, more than 25,000 chicken barbeque dinners will be sold.

The event was started in 1951 as a one-day community picnic, and has now grown in popularity since the community was once known as the poultry capitol of the world.

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