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Ribbons on first try!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by akpeeps, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. akpeeps

    akpeeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I entered chickens for the first time at our state fair for week one, and got second places. I entered Scooter, my Silver Grey Dorking cockeral (12 wks) and my 3 BBS Orpingtons (12 wks) in the production class. Not bad for youngsters. (they were the youngest entries so I hope this bodes well for what they'll do next year as adults). Lots of nice comments on them.

    I took the Silkies tonight (fingers crossed) for week two. [​IMG] I entered the three I got from Bobbi, a black cockeral (7 mos), a Splash cockeral (6 mos), a Blue hen (14 mos), and my Blue pullet (4 mos). Only 5 other Silkies were there when we dropped off my birds. All but the one are 4.5 mos old. I'll check for ribbons tomorrow night when I enter some baked goods.
    Can Silkies have any other type of comb except Walnut?? The other black cockeral has the most bizarre looking comb. I don't even know how todescribe it. I'll have to get a pic.
     
  2. SunshineSteedFarm

    SunshineSteedFarm Seramatching Equestrian

    Aug 18, 2009
    Georgia
    Congratulations! Cant wait to hear how the silkies did. [​IMG]
     
  3. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Congrats!!!!
     
  4. Holly O

    Holly O Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WAY TO GO!

    You'll need to post pictures of them all!
     
  5. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Congratulations. If a chicken has any other comb than the one written for it in the standard, it's a DQ.
     
  6. Holly O

    Holly O Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:DQ? I'm thinking Dairy Queen and an now wanting Ice cream. ..lol

    Disqualified?
     
  7. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    Yes, DQ = disqualified
     
  8. chicken_boy_Kurt

    chicken_boy_Kurt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    Quote:DQ? I'm thinking Dairy Queen and an now wanting Ice cream. ..lol

    Disqualified?

    That's what I always think about at first too. Then I'm like "Duh! Disqualification! How long have I been in 4-H, again?" But the damage has been done, and I'm left raiding the freezer for ice cream.
     

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