4-H Poultry Show 2016

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  1. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In this thread I will be counting the days until my 4-H poultry show.
    I will be posting updates on my birds.
    I will be posting how I got into chickens, and about my first show.
    And after the show I will post pictures and results.
     
  2. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So first off I would like to tell everyone what breeds I am showing this year.
    SINGLE SHOWN BIRDS
    1x Large Fowl Blue Frizzle Cochin Cockerel
    1x Large Fowl Blue Cochin Pullet
    1x Bantam Black Frizzle Cochin Cock
    TRIOS AND PAIRS
    3x Red Sex Link Pullets, egg production trio
     
  3. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today I am planning on washing the Red Sex Links.
    And working with the Cochins.
    10 days left!!
     
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  4. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday I washed the 2 LF cochins. Today I will wash the Red Sex Links and maybe the Bantam Frizzle rooster.

    The baths went very well
     
  5. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I worked with the cochins and red sexlinks today and yesterday.
    Tomorrow is the show for non living exhibits.
    I am exhibiting 1 dozen brown, 1 dozen white, 1 dozen other colored, and 6 duck eggs.
    And also the record books for all livestock and small animals
     
  6. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So today I had a Volleyball camp from 9am-11am, my younger sister then had hers from 11:30am to 1:30am.


    After she got done my mom had to finish a conference call for work then we rushed to the judging of non living projects and records. I did my eggs first, the judge gave my brown eggs a blue, my white a red I totally agree though since they did not look uniform shape, my 6 duck eggs got a blue, and the judge was VERY impressed with my other colored eggs, she complimented me on their uniform shape and color, I am hoping to get at least Superior exhibit with them.[​IMG]

    Then I went to go do my poultry record book, like usual the person only knew stuff about swine, sheep, and goats. So I told them what breeds I have, what I feed, and some other things. He also told me that there are only 2 other kids showing poultry!!!!![​IMG]
    The 2 other kids are cousins, they are in my 4H club, but they have hatchery birds, and I am assuming do not know much about poultry or how to show, they are very nice kids though.
    My contestant number is 103
    After all of this my grandma had to rush me back for the HS afternoon session from 2pm-4pm. I got there at about 3:15.
     
  7. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday I woke up at 4:15am to blow dry my chickens.
    Some of them were still wet from their bath.
    After that I got my bag water bottle and white shirt and we loaded the birds up and left.

    Got to the show had to get them all tested.
    Got their cages ready, put them in.
    The rabbit show was first, it took forever, my younger sister got Grand Champion JR. Showmanship.

    My trio of red sex links got 1st place pullet trio.

    My Bantam Black Frizzle Cochin cock got 1st place for his division.

    My LF Blue Cochin Pullet got 1st place for pullet class. She also got Grand Champion Breeding Poultry and Grand Champion Senior Showmanship.

    I took the blue Cochin for the Premium sale, you don't actually sell them local businesses just bid on them, I got $425!!!!


    The eggs did not go further for placing. The person who got grand and reserve had dirty eggs that were not in uniform shape or color..
     
  8. Whittni

    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    Well congrats on your winnings!
     
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    Tim Tim Out Of The Brooder

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