Is My Bird Show Quality? ~ Thread ~

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by LilJoe, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. LilJoe

    LilJoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In this thread you can simply just ask if your bird is show quality or not. I will allow you to present other birds aswell.
    I'm not an expert and have some questions of my own.

    Is my big boy show quality or not? His saddle and tail feathers grew out more than when I took the picture. Same with his comb and wattle,
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  2. VagabondFarm

    VagabondFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Breed? Age?

    *If* it is a lavender Orpington it looks similar to what I was seeing in that colour of the breed about 6 years ago when it was first becoming popular and did not yet look like an Orpington. It should be very fluffy and almost round looking. Although age depending it could be a very young immature rooster I suppose ... It has been a few years since I was last breeding
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Sorry, the color isn't an accepted variety of the Orpington breed and the bird shows almost no type for the breed. Judge your birds only by the Standard as it is only the Standard will used in a sanctioned show. Pretend the bird and the environment is a black and white world. In silhouette, the type can be seen, or in this case, not seen.

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  4. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Mr. Big..AKA Copper. He's 6-7 months old.
     
  5. Bantu

    Bantu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Heres another angle of Mr.Big. I would appreciate input on wither he is up to standard? He looks it to me but I'm new to poultry and most of my birds are hatchery stock. He's my first Bird from a Breeder.
    Thank you in advance.
     
  6. LilJoe

    LilJoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was hoping someone would help out in this thread...
     
  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Overrun With Chickens

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    Fred's Hens said that the lavender color is not yet accepted in Orpingtons, so you can't show him. And, his body isn't correct.

    He is pretty, though.
     
  8. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Is my chinese painted (BUTTON) quail good quality? For show I mean! This is Tiger! [​IMG]
     
  9. Hybridchucks

    Hybridchucks Overrun With Chickens

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    Is this red fronted, yellow Kakariki good for a show!? This is Tango! [​IMG]
     
  10. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Folks, you'd be much farther ahead posting these birds onto the specific thread dedicated to the breed or variety you think you have. Finding qualified people to stop by and to help you make determinations of all these different birds on just this one thread here is impossible.

    There are also places in social media that hold "on line" bird shows. You might also find better feedback for your birds at those places.
     
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