Showing Chickens Questions!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Countrychick8540, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. Countrychick8540

    Countrychick8540 In the Brooder

    Dec 8, 2011
    I don't know the best area to post this...but how do you get started showing chickens? Like at fairs, and stuff like that. I am very interested in showing some of my silkies when they are older. Do you have to register them? Any info and advice welcomed! I am also located in Wisconsin if that helps.

    Thanks! [​IMG]

  2. Queen of the chickens

    Queen of the chickens Chirping

    Oct 7, 2011
    Unionville, MO
    You might start by attending a few shows. Your state fair would probably be a good place to start. Also, check the national association for your breed to see what shows are coming up. You will learn so much by attending a show and asking questions. You will find people who are excited about their breed and hobby and love to share their expertise.
  3. spangledcornish

    spangledcornish Songster

    Nov 4, 2009
    Southwest, WI
    where abouts in WI are you located the first show APA/ABA show of the year will be in Galesville, WI the first weekend of June. There will be many breeders and exhibitor there. then there is the typical fair season. then in September is a show in Portage, in October there are shows in Beaver Dam and Menominee.

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