Showing red stars at 4h

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by dandan111, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. dandan111

    dandan111 Out Of The Brooder

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    Would red stars be shown in a general cross bred class? I want some good layers and found a nice little farm near by that has red star pullets. Is this a bred that I should just expect eggs and maybe have the kids do a egg display instead of showing the birds?

    The chickens look great to me but I understand they aren't a fancy bird so not showing them would be ok. Also does the chickens age matter in showing?

    What do you guys think?
     
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    Anybody?
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    You'd have to look at the entry premiums to see what classes are available that they would be eligible for since it varies. Red Stars are a mixed breed, so could be entered under cross breds. If you have showmanship or husbandry type classes the condition of the chicken and /or knowledge of the child is what is judged, not the breed type. They are bred to be an egg layer and are exceptional at it. Usually there is a minimum age the chicken can be for the show, otherwise it is not the age of the chicken that matters but what condition it is in.
     
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