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I need of some tips or advice ASAP!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Beth77, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. Beth77

    Beth77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi everyone, this is Martha, my 20ish week old Buff Orpington. I've entered her in a show that's on tomorrow at an agricultural event, I know she's young but it's good practice for her. This is my second poultry show, I came first in the novice section at the Highland Show with my Black Rock earlier this year, but this time it's the Orpington category at a different show. She's had a bath and I've picked all the dirt out of her leg scales with a toothpick. I've also been using baby oil on her legs the past few days to keep them soft. And I've got some petroleum jelly for final preparations at the show tomorrow - Even though she has no comb or wattles to put it on!! But I'll bring it just in case.

    Any last minute tips or advice?? - I'm open to anything you've got! Does she look ok?


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    Thanks!:cd
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    A bit young, but she looks to be of good type and in good condition. Good luck!
     
  3. Beth77

    Beth77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you! She came second, will try her at lots more shows. She's a bit young like you said.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Well done! It will be interesting to see how she matures. What were the judges comments?
     
  5. Beth77

    Beth77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to speak to the judge, but I'm pretty sure her age gave her a disadvantage. I bought a few more 10 week old chicks, so I'll show them when they come of age.:)
     

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