New breeder wanting to show

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Lee Ann Lynn, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. Lee Ann Lynn

    Lee Ann Lynn In the Brooder

    May 24, 2013
    I just bought six chicks. One partridge colored, one blue, two white ones and two black ones. My question is which color is most likely to be the one to use for showing?
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  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

    May 19, 2009
    Quote: Either the white or the black. Chances are you haven't been fortunate enough to buy a world beater in partridge or blue...these are real difficult colors. Pick the black or the white bird which has the best breed type. Black is easier to groom for showing than white. If your black bird has a purple, instead of green sheen to its feathers, pick the white bird. Only one breed that I know of requires a purple sheen instead of the green sheen. In most all breeds, the purple sheen is frowned upon.
    Last edited: Aug 2, 2013

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