good show breed

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by miss heny, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    i am looking to choose a good show breed XD i like the rare breeds, i want a non game breed, nothing to mean, what can you guys come up with? i want bantams XD
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Seramas, D'uccles.. pretty birds.
     
  3. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    Quote:ya XD i was looking at Ameraucanas
     
  4. Mr. Ree

    Mr. Ree Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends on what exactly you are looking for in a bird. I myself would refer almost any feather footed breed as a good show bird. Most feather footed bantams are naturally docile, easy to handle and care for, and very popular, and are relatively easy to find. Not to mention that they are really cool looking. Cochins, Silkies, Brahmas, D'Uccles, Faverolles, Sultans, etc are all great choices.


    ~Casey
     
  5. hongyush2008

    hongyush2008 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:ya XD i was looking at Ameraucanas

    Ya, me too...
     
  6. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mr. Ree :

    It depends on what exactly you are looking for in a bird. I myself would refer almost any feather footed breed as a good show bird. Most feather footed bantams are naturally docile, easy to handle and care for, and very popular, and are relatively easy to find. Not to mention that they are really cool looking. Cochins, Silkies, Brahmas, D'Uccles, Faverolles, Sultans, etc are all great choices.


    ~Casey

    I agree with Casey. Feather-foots are normally docile and easily handled, pretty easy show birds.

    miss heny, also think of what breeds you personally like, that'll help you make a decision.​
     
  7. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    thats exactly right Mr. Ree! I like my buckeyes because good meat birds, good layers , rare breed, heritage breed and I love their color
    thats what I want in a breed what do you want? or just for show then do you like a certain color, muffed or bearded feather footed or clean legs its all up to what you like
    good luck punky [​IMG]
     
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  8. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    Quote:here what i want

    rare
    doclie
    great with kids
    not mean XD
    will not fly 40 ft JK
    i would like a long tail, or feather legs, one of the 2
     
  9. miss heny

    miss heny Genetic Expert in learning Premium Member

    Quote:here what i want

    rare
    doclie
    great with kids
    not mean XD
    will not fly 40 ft JK
    i would like a long tail, or feather legs, one of the 2

    i do like the polish XD
     
  10. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master

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    All depends on the area you live and if you want competition.

    Bantam cochins and anything in the feather leg class is TOUGH competition. Also tough around here is anything in the Single Comb class of bantams and Modern games.

    featherlegged birds will demand lots of conditioning prior to show to remove any broken foot feathers. Clean legged and non crested birds are much easier to show. Any bird can be tamed, even game birds, depending on how much effort you put into it.
     

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