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Training and preparing chicks for bird shows.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by duluthralphie, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    I have posted this (kind of) in the Surviving Minnesota thread, but I have thought many of you could benefit from my expertise.

    Getting a young chick ready for the limelight of the "Bird Shows" is not easy, it takes preparation and rigorous training day in and day out.

    I thought I would show you my training regiment.

    This is my future champion Cream Legbar rooster. As you can see he is a natural winner.


    Here I am preparing him for the Grand Champion ribbons and making sure the colors do not clash with his feathery garb

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    As you can see he looks good in purple and is accustomed to the color, so my training is now over with him...
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Have another cup of coffee.
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member


    I will have 3-4 more this morning, Thanks..


    It heartens me to see you endorsing my training techniques.
     
  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    I am a little disappointed, I was sure more people would be pm'ing me and asking to enroll in my Champion Chick training classes...
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    ralphie, it's the new generation - no respect for their elders.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Ralphie, do you work with ducklings? I have 10 coming in April and I think you could work wonders with them!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    NFC, just a word of wisdom - don't let ralphie near your ducklings. Have you heard about his chick-a-dee?
     
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Noooo, do I want to?
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    "A bird haunting.....not for faint of heart" check it out.
     
  10. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

    I am so sorry to hear you have ducklings coming. Are you aware they are demon spawn?

    I most likely could. If you can supply the purple Tutu, the purple velvet and the Chalice, I will tell you how to use it to get your ducks ready for the champion circle!

    BTW do champion ducks get purple or some ugly off color to match their personalities? Either way just call me give me your credit card info and I can help you out.
     

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