Show worthy?

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by Fairyloop5, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Fairyloop5

    Fairyloop5 Songster

    716
    813
    147
    May 3, 2019
    I am not sure if these Ayam cemanis are crossbreeds, but I was told they are purebred. I am going into 4 h and want to show them. I am not sure how they would act being apart, I geuss I will separate them and see:

    Which one should I show?
    They are not tame and don’t like treats, how do I tame them?
    They had mites on their tail, so tail feathers don’t look the best, what do I do?
    They are young, about 6 months and 3 weeks I think, will that qualify?
    Spurs are not long yet on boy, just coming out, is that not allowed?
    They don’t know the show position, how do I teach them that when they get so scared to be held that they run away or don’t move, and don’t like treats?
    And last, they are totally black, boy has barely a red tint on crown, is that crossbreed?

    Btw, feathers are kinda blowing in the wind a little and I tried to put them in their best show position. See the red tint?
    image.jpg
    image.jpg
     
  2. Duck_life

    Duck_life Songster

    840
    1,575
    197
    May 14, 2019
    Woods of PA
  3. Duck_life

    Duck_life Songster

    840
    1,575
    197
    May 14, 2019
    Woods of PA
    Very beautiful, how much do they cost?
     
  4. Fairyloop5

    Fairyloop5 Songster

    716
    813
    147
    May 3, 2019
    I got mine because they were sick, I nursed them back, but the guy bought hatching eggs, and hatched them and nobody wanted them, and I bought them for $10 instead of his original, $100.
     
    Duck_life likes this.
  5. ShannonR

    ShannonR Crowing

    1,243
    2,586
    291
    Sep 17, 2015
    What were the birds sick with? Please try not to take offense, but many times after birds recover from an illness they are still carries of the disease for life. I have some concerns regarding showing birds who have been clearly ill.
     
  6. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

    13,364
    52,843
    1,207
    Jan 19, 2018
    My Coop
    Bottom one looks best, but Ayam Cemanis aren't a recognized breed by the APA.
     
  7. Fairyloop5

    Fairyloop5 Songster

    716
    813
    147
    May 3, 2019
    Just with bumblefoot and mites.
     
  8. Fairyloop5

    Fairyloop5 Songster

    716
    813
    147
    May 3, 2019
    How about 4 h
     
  9. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    65,500
    58,471
    1,427
    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Depends on the show......some have a pretty low bar, and thin competition, and are more about handling the birds than the birds meeting any SOP.
     
    ChickenCanoe and Cyprus like this.
  10. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

    13,364
    52,843
    1,207
    Jan 19, 2018
    My Coop
    Not sure. The ones around me don't judge non recognized breeds.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: