starting to show

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chickens12, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. chickens12

    chickens12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hello im looking for a good show bird who is rather calm and doesnt mind being picked up or held. im wanting to start showing so i was wondering what everyone who recommend for a show bird im really looking at bantams since theyre a smaller bird and i plan on building and above ground coop so they dont get dirty since i want to do really good in showing
     
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    Whittni Overrun With Chickens

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    A great breed to start with would be a cochin bantam, look into Silkies and Barred Rock Bantams.

    Good luck! When you show have a presentation memorized. Know your breeds standard weights, colors, year admitted into american standard of perfection, shank, leg and beak colors and lots more.
     

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