Is there a certain age that your showbird has to be in order to show?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by VolailleAmant, May 27, 2017.

  1. VolailleAmant

    VolailleAmant Songster

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    Hi,
    I just joined a 4H group to show chickens, and I have a question....
    I would like to show one of my bantams that are about 3 1/2 months old, and will be about 6 months old in August [when the fair is, I would show then]. So, is there a certain age my bantams need to be in order to show?
    Thank you!
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Reading. Must read more. Premium Member Project Manager

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    You may want to check with the actual fair you want to show at, to see what their requirements are.
    All shows/fairs have different rules.
     
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  3. Jack Czerwonka

    Jack Czerwonka In the Brooder

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    Hi i saw you post and at my 4-H fair you have to have chickens before may 1 before fair.:thumbsup
     
  4. I Love Layers

    I Love Layers Crowing

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    It all depends on the area. Most have a 4 month rule so that the birds can be NPIP tested. However I would check with your group leader, the extension service, or a rule book
     

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