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any suggestions for breed to start showing???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by CharlotteRenee, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. CharlotteRenee

    CharlotteRenee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any ideas of what breed to use for first show??
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    What kind of show? A good breed to show for, say, 4-H where you are doing showmanship, etc. would have different characteristics than one meant to be shown in a basic "caged" show. Are you considering using a bird from those you already have and, if so, what breeds do you have/have you determined which are show quality? Have you attended any shows near you yet to see what the general prevailing breeds are?
     
  3. Ifish

    Ifish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any breed recognized by the APA is fine. Choose what you like.
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2015
  4. WWChickens

    WWChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    This year I showed (for my first time) my Australorp rooster in a fair at a 4-H show. He was never really handled before but he stood on that table and let me show off his spurs and feathers like he had done it a thousand times before! So for a handling class I'd suggest Australorp.
     

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