In Colorado Elbert country 4H poultry

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 4Hchicken, Mar 10, 2014.

  1. 4Hchicken

    4Hchicken New Egg

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    I have been showing chickens on the county level for years and would love to move up to state this year. I just ordered my new flock of 30. The breeds i will be showing are: Black Australorps, Rhode Island Reds (traditional not production), Sliver laced Wyandotte and golden laced, Speckled Sussex, and white Silkies.

    If anyone has tips or hints on raising,showprep, bathing, or showing that would help me, I would love to hear from you.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. If at all possible get stock from folks who are showing and doing well. It doesn't cost any more to feed a GOOD bird than it does to feed one of lower quality. Good luck at getting started.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Nice breeds of chickens you have. Love those Black Australorps! [​IMG]

    You might want to do some reading or posting in the Genetics and Showing section here on BYC. Someone there should be able to help you with this....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/14/breeds-genetics-showing

    Good luck in the shows and welcome to BYC!
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    There are many silky threads - including for "Grooming silkies for show," If you put that in the search box it should pop up
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with the showing!
     
  6. gander007

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