Before you show your chickens.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Rhode Island Red Breeder, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. Rhode Island Red Breeder

    Rhode Island Red Breeder In the Brooder

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    What do you feed your chickens before you show them?
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Crowing

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    I'm no expert but my boys have shown in a local show before. We bought a conditioner feed which was mixed in with their regular feed for a couple months prior to show. I don't remember the name, so I'm probably not much help, but we bought it from TSC.
     
  3. chickendales

    chickendales Songster

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    i feed a higher protein food, chick grower or high flyer or even turkey pettles
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Sunflower seed, a little more protein (but not from Soy) some Flax seed, and maybe a couple other things thrown in with their usual diet.
     
  5. sweeterdeeter42

    sweeterdeeter42 Songster

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    I have never fed my birds anything special before shows, but they always had a constant supply of table scraps, and I have gotten many a grand champion and best of show. The most important thing is to have good healthy birds that meet the standard of perfection and are "groomed" well.
     
  6. sweeterdeeter42

    sweeterdeeter42 Songster

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    @ Illia, are those eggs in your avatar from your birds? What kind are they? So pretty!
     

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