What is it that judges look for when judging chickens?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by gel2727, May 12, 2009.

  1. gel2727

    gel2727 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How do I know what the standards are, and if my chicken is "show worthy"?
     
  2. StrawberryHouseMouse

    StrawberryHouseMouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Look for a club online for your chicken's breed. They usually have a standard of perfection on the site. What is your chicken's breed and I could help you find it.
     
  3. gel2727

    gel2727 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a Black Australorp and a SL Wyandotte. And I have many more different (rare) breeds coming.
     
  4. sonarjay

    sonarjay Out Of The Brooder

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    get an edition of the A.P.A's american standard of perfection. next thing is to enter shows doesnt usually cost much to enter and then youll see how good or bad your chickens do. when you are at the show find other people there who are showing the same things you are and ask q's most people are very friendly and helpfull.
     
  5. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    And if you have bantam breeds, the Bantam Standard publkished by the American Bantam Association is your best choice.
     
  6. Krys109uk

    Krys109uk Chillin' With My Peeps

    when you are at the show find other people there who are showing the same things you are and ask q's most people are very friendly and helpfull.

    Especially, ask the people who consistently do well &/or breed club representatives who may happen to be at the show. Some of these people will be judges themselves but are not judging in that particular show. [​IMG]
     

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