new to showing...what does A.O.V. meen?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mickylee16, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. mickylee16

    mickylee16 Out Of The Brooder

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    looking at list for fair and in front of some breeds it says aov jersey giant for example what does aov stand for??
     
  2. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    A.O.V. -
    All Other Varieties, or Any Other Variety.

    Example -
    • Jersey Giant - Black
    • Jersey Giant - AOV (You could show White or Splash in this class)


    Chris
     
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  3. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2009
    To clarify further, does AOV have to be an actual variety? Or can it be whatever you have that doesn't fit accepted varieties? For example, let's say that this Serama was some other ABA breed. Is he AOV, or just a mess?
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  4. Chris09

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    catwalk --

    The AOV class is for an actual *variety and not a breed.
    Let's take the Large Fowl Wyandotte for instance and the show/ fair listing for the Wyandotte class is like this -

    • Wyandotte - Silver Laced
    • Wyandotte - Gold Laced
    • Wyandotte - White
    • Wyandotte - Black
    • Wyandotte - Blue
    • Wyandotte - AOV

    Now in the AOV class you could show excepted varieties as in (Buff, Partridge, Silver Penciled, Columbian) BUT also un-excepted varieties like (Splash, Blue Laced Red, Red, or Mottled)


    * Variety:
    • A sub-division of a breed. Differentiating characteristics including plumage color, comb type, or presence of beard or muffs.
    Definition as by American Standard of Perfection [​IMG] 2001
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  5. mickylee16

    mickylee16 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks a bunch!!
     
  6. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:Your Welcome..

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  7. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    As the AOV's are non-standardized color varieties, if your bird wins AOV, how much farther up in the judging can the bird go? I've heard that they cannot go any farther up - cannot compete against the standardized colors. Is that correct?
     
  8. catwalk

    catwalk Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 19, 2009
    I know that AOV is for color variety, Chris, but I don't have any other breeds to give as an example. Put it another way: say I have a columbian Wyandotte with a lot of red mixed in with the white. Could he be shown in AOV, or is he just pet quality?
     
  9. Chris09

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    Quote:Not all varieties that are shown in a AOV class are non-standardized varieties.
    It depends on the show and on how they list it...

    Here is what a listing of the Wyandotte class is like at our show.

    • 007 Wyandotte - Columbian
    • 008 Wyandotte - Gold Laced
    • 009 Wyandotte - Silver Laced
    • 010 Wyandotte - Partridge
    • 011 Wyandotte - Silver Penciled
    • 012 Wyandotte - White
    • 013 Wyandotte - AOV

    Now that AOV would/will have Black, Buff, Blue, Splash and Blue Laced Red.
    The only non-standardized varieties that is in that AOV class in the Splash and Blue Laced Red...
    So the Black, Buff, and Blue could make it to Best of Show...

    At our show the Black, Buff and Blue are not as popular as the other varieties so we just put them all in a AOV class..


    Chris
     
  10. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    Quote:Not all varieties that are shown in a AOV class are non-standardized varieties.
    It depends on the show and on how they list it...

    Here is what a listing of the Wyandotte class is like at our show.

    • 007 Wyandotte - Columbian
    • 008 Wyandotte - Gold Laced
    • 009 Wyandotte - Silver Laced
    • 010 Wyandotte - Partridge
    • 011 Wyandotte - Silver Penciled
    • 012 Wyandotte - White
    • 013 Wyandotte - AOV

    Now that AOV would/will have Black, Buff, Blue, Splash and Blue Laced Red.
    The only non-standardized varieties that is in that AOV class in the Splash and Blue Laced Red...
    So the Black, Buff, and Blue could make it to Best of Show...

    At our show the Black, Buff and Blue are not as popular as the other varieties so we just put them all in a AOV class..


    Chris

    Thank you for the clarification . . . that really helps. One more question - Can a non-standardized color win anything better than Best AOV? Or would that also depend on what is entered in that particular show?
     
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