Anybody up to creating a tutorial?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 2wheelsdaily, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. 2wheelsdaily

    2wheelsdaily Out Of The Brooder

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    It would be really really nice if one of you who regularly shows chickens would create a thread with a simple tutorial including pics of what you check on a chicken when deciding to show it.
    My interest is in Silkies but I assume there are some basic things you check but then again I guess different breeds would have different requirements.
    I really just would like to see what you experts check. I would like to show Silkies one day but don't want to enter an embarrassing bird!
    Any takers?

    Bobby
     
  2. KBlue

    KBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could get a copy of the Standard of Perfection. That should tell you what constitutes a good bird from a bad one.

    I would imagine that for silkies, the feathering and the quality of the freathering would be a biggie since that is one of the characteristics that defines the breed. That and the color of the skin. Just a guess though. I have no experience with showing silkies.
     
  3. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    The "Marans SOP" thread has a lot of pics that can apply to all breeds of chickens, faults and DQs.

    With Silkies, you can find quite a few pics and info on the already existing threads. Getting a copy of the SOP book would help you too like the previous poster said.
     

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