show breeds - any more unusual than others??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Eggcellent Adventure, Jul 11, 2011.

  1. Eggcellent Adventure

    Eggcellent Adventure Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 27, 2011

    So we have our 12 laying pullets and kids are loving having chickens. We are going to add a couple more chicks to the flock, more for "showing" purposes than laying. My daughter wants to show locally. Are there any breeds that are more unusual that might give an advantage at shows for being rarer (less birds in class/less competition?) Also a breed that is not too high strung, since will be for 11 year old.
    any suggestions???


    - jenn
  2. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Shawnee, OKlahoma
    You should really consider a Wyandotte, bantam or Standard either way. They are easily handled, very few are shown especially in Jr. classes. and if the kids loose interest they are a good long term layer.

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