~~~Best Free Range Chicken Photo contest~~~ Winners announced here!

Discussion in 'Online Poultry Show' started by Skip, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Skip

    Skip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi, everyone!

    I'm going to start with pictures I particularly liked. Remember, keep in mind, this is judged by how special the picture and the bird were. This does not mean, if you weren't picked, that your birds aren't special. Everyone's birds are special in their own way. Nothing can change that. So before I reveal the results, I'd like to lead a big round of applause for every single bird on the planet!

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    OK, that being said and done, here are pictures that, although might not have won, particularly caught my eye.



    Brahmapooter and her roosting flock
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/10805_chicken_fence_2.jpg

    Very nice chickens, Brahmapooter! Lovely rooster, and yes, that is not a fence. [​IMG]




    shelleyd2008 and Gertie
    http://i461.photobucket.com/albums/qq337/shelleyd2008/PICT0056.jpg

    This picture particularly caught my eye. Gertie is a beautiful bird, and she looks so inquisitive here. The picture is captivating. Wonderful!



    Justino and Penny the pullet
    http://i197.photobucket.com/albums/aa319/justino13/Stuff after10-05-08/100_2316.jpg

    Bright, cheery picture! I love the sidepuffs on Penny! Wonderful bird!



    ninjapoodles and her chickens

    Gosh, you brought in so many beautiful pictures, I can't even choose one! Each one has it's own personality. I just cannot choose.




    Balfour Girl and Punkin

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/14990_punkin_and_a_duck.jpg

    Even though this breaks the 'only chickens' rule, I just wanted to put this up here in memory of Punkin. May her spirit rest in peace in the happy chicken heaven, where she may eat nothing but her favorite treat for eternity!




    SterlingAcres and his chicks

    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3020/3111228139_eaa4e6ef2c.jpg?v=0

    Adorable! What more can I say?




    herechickchick and the flock

    http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k64/leosstorm/Yardfun03.jpg

    I really like this picture. Are those game chickens? Either way, lovely birds!




    Year of the Rooster and her chicks

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/12464_p1010044.jpg

    Two wonderful pictures to choose from! The sebrights are stunning too, but I had to go with the peeps!




    ruth and 'Waiting for the Bus'

    http://i187.photobucket.com/albums/x204/chicklady/waitingforthebus.jpg

    This pic is especially entertaining. I just had to give it recognition!




    Nifty-Chicken and the REAL meaning of Free Range!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/2_chicken-road.jpg

    That is intense. I'm sure the people who look at this photo will be divided into two groups: Those who laugh and those who fell to their knees and prayed that those chickens don't get hit by a passing truck! I can't tell whether these chickens are brave or bird-brain. Either way, this picture is cool. Just do us all a favor and make sure your birds are safe!




    Attack Chicken and Kernal

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/16241_img_0134.jpg

    Lovely, proud-looking roo!




    CovenantCreek and the Pumkpin Hens

    http://salehorses.tackandapparel.com/albums/batchuploads/normal_aLOR_0562.jpg

    I chose this picture for it's hilarity. I have never seen chickens carving a pumpkin before.




    ChickenBuddy and Foxy

    http://i438.photobucket.com/albums/qq105/Chickenbuddy/Pets/Foxy3.jpg

    This chicken struts like she owns the place, and she probably does!




    scubagirl and all her pictures

    Again, I cannot possibly choose from all of your wonderful pictures. Each says something about Free-Ranging that is very difficult to capture. I wish I could choose them all!


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    OK, time to announce the winners!

    Third Place overall: SterlingAcres and the Free Range Babies!

    Second Place overall: ninjapoodles and her little copper Maran cockerel!

    First Place overall: shelleyd and Gertie!

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    Third Place most interesting bird: Chickenbuddy and Foxy!

    Second Place most interesting bird: herechickchick and the polar opposite birds! (http://i85.photobucket.com/albums/k64/leosstorm/Yardfun03.jpg)

    First Place most interesting bird: scubagirl and whatever the hell this bird is! (https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/13827_100_4364.jpg)

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    Third Place cutest chicks : SterlingAcres and the Free Range Babies!

    Second Place cutest chicks : mazinmary and the family! (https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/uploads/13913_im000853.jpg)

    First Place cutest chicks : Year of the Rooster and the Silkie Chicks!

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    I don't have time to judge more, but more awards will be awarded later!

    Congratulation to all you who won, and those who didn't win!

    ~Skip
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2009
  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Thanks! and ummm by the way.... I'm a boy [​IMG]. Don't worry, I won't hold a grudge for it. [​IMG]
     
  3. Skip

    Skip Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:OOps! Sorry!
     
  4. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    Wow!! Gertie won?? That is so cool!! [​IMG] It's good to know someone likes her as much as I do!! [​IMG]
     

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