ornamental contest getting ready to close some breeds have no entries

hdowden

Crowing
8 Years
Aug 14, 2011
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louisiana
the ornamental contest is almost over once i find at least 2 more judges. i am going through the list i have and there are no entries for some breeds. if you want to enter now is your chance to do so. thank you (please if you enter more than one bird use seprate post for easier judging and try to include at least 3 pics from different angles)

A

ameraucana (different sites/books labeled as ornamental or layer) ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649708/ornamental-ameraucana
american game ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648402/ornamental-american-game
appenzeller spitzhauben ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648403/ornamental-appenzeller-spitzhauben NO ENTRIES YET
aseel (also labeled meat) ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648410/ornamental-aseel NO ENTRIES YET

B

belgian d'anver ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649018/ornamental-belgian-danver NO ENTRIES YET
booted bantam ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649019/ornamental-booted-bantam NO ENTRIES YET
brabanter ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649032/ornamental-brabanter NO ENTRIES YET
brahma ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648404/ornamental-brahma (HAS ON ENTRY)

C

cochin ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648406/ornamental-cochin
crevecoeur ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649709/ornamental-crevecoeur NO ENTRIES YET
cubalaya ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649508/ornamental-cubalaya

D

d'uccle ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649509/ornamental-duccle
dutch bantam ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649510/ornamental-dutch-bantam NO ENTRIES YET

E

F

fayoumis (also layer) ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649511/ornamental-fayoumis (HAS ONE ENTRY)
frizzle (not a breed but feather type) ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649512/ornamental-frizzle

G

H

hamburg (also layer) ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648683/ornamental-hamburg (HAS ONE ENTRY)
houdan ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648685/ornamental-houdan NO ENTRIES YET

I

J

japanese bantam ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648686/ornamental-japanese-bantam

K

kraienoppe ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649711/ornamental-kraienoppe

L

la fleche ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649712/ornamental-la-fleche NO ENTRIES YET
langshan ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648407/ornamental-langshan NO ENTRIES YET

M

malay ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648690/ornamental-malay
manx rumpy ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649713/ornamental-manx-rumpy NO ENTRIES YET
modern game ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649035/ornamental-modern-game

N

nankin ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649513/ornamental-nankin (HAS ONE ENTRY)

O

old english game ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649516/ornamental-old-english-game
orloff ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649998/ornamental-orloff NO ENTRIES YET
orpington (also labeled as meat) ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648693/ornamental-orpington

P

phoenix ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649037/ornamental-phoenx
polish ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648689/ornamental-polish
pyncheon ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648408/ornamental-pyncheon (HAS ONE ENTRY)

Q

R

redcap ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649999/ornamental-redcap NO ENTRIES YET
rosecomb ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649517/ornamental-rosecomb NO ENTRIES YET

S

sebright ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649518/ornamental-seabright
serama ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650000/ornamental-serama
showgirl ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650001/ornamental-showgirl
sicilian buttercup ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650003/ornamental-sicilian-buttercup NO ENTRIES YET
silkie ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/648692/ornamental-silkie
sizzle ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650215/ornamental-sizzle (HAS ONE ENTRY)
sultan ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650218/ornamental-sultan NO ENTRIES YET
sumatra ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649036/ornamental-sumatra


T

turken (also known as naked necks) ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650219/ornamental-turken

U

V

vorwerk bantam ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650220/ornamental-vorwerk-bantam NO ENTRIES YET

W

white faced spanish ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/650221/ornamental-white-faced-spanish NO ENTRIES YET

X

Y

yokohama ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/649031/ornamental-yokohama NO ENTRIES YET

Z
 

hdowden

Crowing
8 Years
Aug 14, 2011
11,642
287
331
louisiana
please come enter your babies. i have had this open since early this year and am ready to close once i get those judges :)
 

DTchickens

Crowing
11 Years
Mar 23, 2008
4,394
60
253
Bailey, Mississippi.
please come enter your babies. i have had this open since early this year and am ready to close once i get those judges :)
I would have offered to help, but since I entered a few of the contests it'd open a possibility to cheating (though I wouldn't do that)
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DTchickens

Crowing
11 Years
Mar 23, 2008
4,394
60
253
Bailey, Mississippi.
its alright. i love your birds they are so pretty. do you ever sell any eggs from them?
I usually did not because up until recently I only kept games and they have such a short laying season (Spring-late summer typically) I hatched all I could and occasionally sold mature birds. I really prefer it that way so I can judge the quality of the birds being sold, to make sure any culls don't slip through. I'm slowly working my way out of the games and keeping only Kraienköppe though, I've not raised any of them as I only started with them this February but I notice that at least one or two hens seems to be taking a interest in the nest now (no eggs yet). Not sure if they will lay this winter or not, if not that is fine as spring is only a few months
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Once I have just the Kraienköppe, if they lay extremely well I realize I'll have a surplus of eggs and possibly limited space (though I have enough room to keep hundreds, if not in pens- free ranging) if I raise enough offspring. If they throw good birds then I may consider trying to sell some, but for now I'm focusing on raising as many as I can and culling down to hopefully only the best.. I've got two cockerels I plan to use for breeding and for now somewhere between 6-8 hens I believe that meet my requirements fairly well.

Also got some projects I want to try eventually, possibly using a Kraienkopp cockerel over a Shamo hen I think has at least a pea comb modified by the walnut gene (as I won't use a pea comb in my breeding program, only walnut and in this case a hen I believe to be a walnut/pea; it's not a walnut but isn't a proper pea comb) and also a Malay cockerel which though a bantam I think will help the project in weight/possibly type. I doubt the project eggs will be available, but if the "pure" ones work out- maybe some of those only from pairs that I find to throw good offspring as I don't want to sell culls.

God bless,
Daniel.
 

hdowden

Crowing
8 Years
Aug 14, 2011
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287
331
louisiana
they are nice looking birds hope you get were you want to be with them
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if you do decied to sell any eggs please let me know :)

as for the show here i am looking for at least 2 more judges please pm me if you want to judge thank you.
 

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