Can I show doves and pigeons in 4H?

Discussion in 'Pigeons and Doves' started by chickenman98, Sep 13, 2011.

  1. chickenman98

    chickenman98 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone, I have chickens but I am wanting some doves or pigeons. I am in 4H and I was wondering if I could show doves or pigeons in 4H. Also about how big of a pen is required for them?
    Thanks,
    Ryan
     
  2. airmechreed

    airmechreed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You would have to check with your local poultry leader for 4H different states have different rules. Good luck
     
  3. Lofty Dreams

    Lofty Dreams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    At my fair I can show pigeons not so sure about doves though
     
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  5. damionlake

    damionlake Out Of The Brooder

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    I show poultry in 4-H, but its in Canada so it might be a bit different. But Poultry 4-H means you can raise almsot any bird, i have raised bantam chickens, standard chickens, quail, partridge, doves and this year im raising Emu`s for my project. So i dont see why you wouldn;t be able to show birds besides chickens. Just check in with your leader.

    Cheers

    Damion
     
  6. rittert3

    rittert3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know there are several around here that show pigeons in 4-H and they have an open class
     
  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    My sons showed them when they first got into 4H
     
  8. Alicia G

    Alicia G Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Really? that's so cool! I wanted to show pigeons too, as well as quail and pheasants, but I didn't know if I could... Now I am in Nova Scotia. Do you know if we can show here too? Were are you from?
    LOL sorry for all the questions [​IMG]
     
  9. larrylofts

    larrylofts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check With The Local 4 H Leader About Local Show . I Know That At Shawnee In December There Is A Pigeon Show And You Can Show In The Jr. Show . There Are Several Pigeon Breeders In Ok. What Breed S Are You Considering? What Part Of Ok. Do You Live
     
  10. GLBRWyans

    GLBRWyans Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I certainly hope so . We need a new generation of kids , young an old in our hobby . It would be great exposure . I don't see as many kids in the hobby like I used to .
    We are trying to work with a local scout group using them for animal husbandry badges and a local 4-H club .
     

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