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standard of perfection

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fowlsessed, Nov 25, 2011.

  1. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone had a standard that is not the really new one because it is really expensive and amazon has some other ones for cheaper. are they good?
     
  2. Narragansett

    Narragansett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It depends what you mean by "good". If you are going to show, they are necessary. The APA has a black and white soft cover version which is very cheap, but it is not updated with all of the newer breeds and varieties since it was first published. The ABA Standard, even new, is not that expensive.
     
  3. sjarvis00

    sjarvis00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just bite the bullet and buy the current standard.. things change sometimes and although an older one may have what you think you need it may have changed a bit.
     
  4. trooper

    trooper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I hate to sound dumb but what is a standard.If I knew what it is I might be able to help.
     
  5. Chris09

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  6. fowlsessed

    fowlsessed Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just want one to know what traits I want to breed for and what I want to cull for. And a standard of perfection is what the judges at poultry shows judge the contestants with. It shows and tells you what is good and what is bad about the chicken being shown. I think thats right.
     

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