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(will start april 14th)  (there are 45 breeds)

 

ok this will be a large contest that will last for at least 6 months. there will be no prizes unless someone wants to donate/offer prizes (if you want to donate or offer a prize please pm me and let me know). if you go through the list and see a breed i missed (or does not belong) please let me know and i will add it after making sure its an ornamental breed. this post will be for Q and A, please do not post your entries here thank you. the clearer the pic the better chance you have to win. as always please have fun and enjoy all the wonderful chickens, also NO being rude/mean towards others if caught you will not be allowed to enter any chickens in this contest.

 

RULES

 

 

~ each breed will have its own page that you can go to to enter your chickens. (alphabetical order)

~ frizzles have their own category 

~ there is no limit to how many chickens you can enter

~ there is a limit of 3 pics per chicken  

~ if you enter more than one chicken please use separate post to enter 

~  for each chicken entered you must state the name if your chicken has one, age if known, and color

~ there will be first, second and third place winners for each breed
~ i will try and pm each winner to let you know if you one
~ All angles are allowed BUT one pic HAS to show the full body of the chicken 

~ please all pics and chickens must be your own

~ bantam and large foul are both welcome (please state which one) ex...white cochin bantam or white cochin large foul

~ project colors are allowed but please make sure you state that it is a project in work

~ ameraucana's have to be one of the reconized 8 colors: black, blue, blue wheaten, brown red, buff, silver, wheaten, and white

 

** mixed breeds are NOT allowed 

 

 

A

 

ameraucana (different sites/books labeled as ornamental or layer) ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649708/ornamental-ameraucana

american game ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648402/ornamental-american-game

appenzeller spitzhauben ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648403/ornamental-appenzeller-spitzhauben

aseel (also labeled meat) ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648410/ornamental-aseel

 

B

 

belgian d'anver ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649018/ornamental-belgian-danver

booted bantam ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649019/ornamental-booted-bantam

brabanter ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649032/ornamental-brabanter

brahma ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648404/ornamental-brahma

 

C

 

cochin ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648406/ornamental-cochin

crevecoeur ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649709/ornamental-crevecoeur

cubalaya ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649508/ornamental-cubalaya

 

D

 

d'uccle ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649509/ornamental-duccle

dutch bantam ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649510/ornamental-dutch-bantam

 

E


F

 

fayoumis (also layer) ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649511/ornamental-fayoumis

frizzle (not a breed but feather type) ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649512/ornamental-frizzle

 

G

 

H

 

hamburg (also layer) ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648683/ornamental-hamburg

houdan ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648685/ornamental-houdan

 

I

 

J

 

japanese bantam ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648686/ornamental-japanese-bantam

 

K

 

kraienoppe ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649711/ornamental-kraienoppe

 

L

 

la fleche ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649712/ornamental-la-fleche

langshan ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648407/ornamental-langshan

 

M

 

malay ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648690/ornamental-malay

manx rumpy ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649713/ornamental-manx-rumpy

modern game ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649035/ornamental-modern-game

 

N

 

nankin ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649513/ornamental-nankin

 

O

 

old english game ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649516/ornamental-old-english-game

orloff ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649998/ornamental-orloff

orpington (also labeled as meat) ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648693/ornamental-orpington

 

P

 

phoenix ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649037/ornamental-phoenx

polish ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648689/ornamental-polish

pyncheon ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648408/ornamental-pyncheon

 

Q

 

R

 

redcap ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649999/ornamental-redcap

rosecomb ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649517/ornamental-rosecomb

 

S

 

sebright ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649518/ornamental-seabright

serama ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650000/ornamental-serama

showgirl ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650001/ornamental-showgirl

sicilian buttercup ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650003/ornamental-sicilian-buttercup

silkie ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648692/ornamental-silkie

sizzle ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650215/ornamental-sizzle

sultan ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650218/ornamental-sultan

sumatra ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649036/ornamental-sumatra

 

 

T

 

turken (also known as naked necks) ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650219/ornamental-turken

 

U

 

V

 

vorwerk bantam ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650220/ornamental-vorwerk-bantam

 

W

 

white faced spanish ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650221/ornamental-white-faced-spanish

 

X

 

Y

 

yokohama ~ http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649031/ornamental-yokohama

 

Z


Edited by hdowden - 4/13/12 at 10:09pm

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post #2 of 127
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does anyone have any questions or additions to this contest yet?

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post #3 of 127
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we are getting close to the start of this contest/show, is everyone ready to enter their ornamental's in this?? :D

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post #4 of 127

Nankins?

10 BLRW's + 12 BLRW eggs hatching! 14 Alpaca, 2 Horses, 4 barn cats, 11 kittens, 1 house cat, and 3 dogs. 

 

Visit www.wensleydalefarms.com for more information about the alpaca.

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10 BLRW's + 12 BLRW eggs hatching! 14 Alpaca, 2 Horses, 4 barn cats, 11 kittens, 1 house cat, and 3 dogs. 

 

Visit www.wensleydalefarms.com for more information about the alpaca.

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post #5 of 127

I'm ready to enter this contest for sure.

Proud owner of a flock of bantams and a few standard chickens.

 

Capri & Venus are my breeding pair of Porcelain D'uccle Bantams.

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Proud owner of a flock of bantams and a few standard chickens.

 

Capri & Venus are my breeding pair of Porcelain D'uccle Bantams.

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post #6 of 127

I'm ready.

Small projects of cochins as a hobby. Mille Fleur Bantam Cochins, Buff Barred Bantam Cochins, Frizzle Cochin Bantams, and Lemon Blue cochins.

"Don't hunt to make a kill that lasts a moment, hunt to make a memory that lasts a lifetime."- me
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Small projects of cochins as a hobby. Mille Fleur Bantam Cochins, Buff Barred Bantam Cochins, Frizzle Cochin Bantams, and Lemon Blue cochins.

"Don't hunt to make a kill that lasts a moment, hunt to make a memory that lasts a lifetime."- me
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post #7 of 127

 

 
 
 
Ameraucana Bantam ?

 


Edited by Silkie hen - 4/10/12 at 1:37pm
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Bantam breeds in all the ones already posted?????????

Small projects of cochins as a hobby. Mille Fleur Bantam Cochins, Buff Barred Bantam Cochins, Frizzle Cochin Bantams, and Lemon Blue cochins.

"Don't hunt to make a kill that lasts a moment, hunt to make a memory that lasts a lifetime."- me
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Small projects of cochins as a hobby. Mille Fleur Bantam Cochins, Buff Barred Bantam Cochins, Frizzle Cochin Bantams, and Lemon Blue cochins.

"Don't hunt to make a kill that lasts a moment, hunt to make a memory that lasts a lifetime."- me
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post #9 of 127
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Bantam breeds in all the ones already posted?????????


yes just state weather your chicken is the bantam version or the large foul version.

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Ameraucana Bantam ?

 



yes i will add ameraucana's to the list 

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