are my blr dotties show quality?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hoppy, May 8, 2009.

  1. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    I know that's a loaded question and I probably should not even ask but I do want to maybe try my hand at showing ( i did as a 4-her) show my blr dotties but I want to know I won't be laughed at if I do show them.
    check out my byc page and it's the splash laced that I would be showing (not the roo, my guinea plucked his feathers on his neck)
    so how am I doing?
     
  2. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 23, 2009
    Cleveland, Tennessee
    imo the head is a little too dark. but other wise gorgeous hen
     
  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    What on earth is a dottie??
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
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    Quote:i beleive its a Wyandotte?
     
  5. fernandez0067

    fernandez0067 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i dont know anything about showing chickens but yours are beauties !!!

    I think dotties = wyandottes
     
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  6. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    ooooooohhhhhh....gotcha! [​IMG]
     
  7. snowydiamonds

    snowydiamonds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Very nice looking birds:) I'm not qualified to respond as to show but yours are so much better quality than my three hatchery hens who are just coming out of a molt. I've got better quality than I started w/hatching on Memorial Day "Night"[​IMG] Those roo's, if they very well mannered w/their hens will allow the hens to peck at them...if you leave something else for their attention, they don't Hen peck the roo. Like a hanging cabbage?
     
  8. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    To be honest, no, none of them are show quality, and it mostly has to do with the lacing and coloring. Other than that, they are nice looking birds.
     
  9. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    stacy,
    do you show? can I show them, are they now an acceptable color for the showring? or do they go as any other variety?
    for those that ask, dottie is short for wyandotte, I'm just lazy at typing it out 100's of times/day.

    snowdiamonds:
    my hens don't peck at the roo, it's my guinea male. he's the dominate bird in the flock and poor Roo, spends his day under the porch until I rescue him from bad Bart.
     
  10. Blisschick

    Blisschick not rusty

    Feb 20, 2007
    Shepherd, Texas
    I haven't shown any of my Wyandottes. I was going to back in March, but I didn't have one that had a comb that I was happy with, so I decided to wait until my chicks are older and see what I got out my new rooster. I don't think they're an acceptable APA color yet, but can be shown under "other" or something like that. I'm pretty sure you can show both splash and blue here. I know in Germany, only blue is acceptable (which I think is dumb because you almost can't have one without the other.) What I meant by coloring is that they aren't uniform and the lacing isn't what it should be.
     

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