Show prep?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Cha Cha Chicken, Jan 6, 2011.

  1. Cha Cha Chicken

    Cha Cha Chicken Chirping

    Sep 5, 2010
    sorry for posting this twice, no one responded to my last post.

    I was researching showing and thought my brahma bantam might have what it takes! I'm looking for tips on how to make a chicken look its best when showtime comes around. thanks in advance!
  2. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    of topic but..
    could you show us a pic of you brahma? so we could help judge
    I can't really help you with the show prep I have never shown befor either but I plan on it
  3. Pyncheon guy

    Pyncheon guy Songster

    Oct 17, 2010
    NW Michigan
    Before I take any of my birds to a show...I make sure that they are as close to the written standard as possible and are in perfect health. I check for any defects for the breed and color.....The birds should be free of ANY parasite. I bathe the birds when needed....I use wheat-germ oil on their combs, wattles, and legs to shine them absorbs better and is more natural than Vaseline...etc....I trim beaks and toenails and everyday I work with the birds to calm them and to get them use to the judges handling. Then the bird goes to the show...I hold my breath and pray....[​IMG]
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2011

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