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What makes a show duck?

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by xxtaylorxx, Jun 13, 2013.

  1. xxtaylorxx

    xxtaylorxx New Egg

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    My brother and I are in 4h and have 9 ducks. We will be taking 4 ducks two the fair (two drakes and two ducks) but are not sure which ones to bring since we do not know what seperartes a champion duck from a last place duck. I know this seems like a dumb question to ask but it is our first time owning/showing poultry. Any advice or tips on showing ducks would be really helpful too thanks!!!
     
  2. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    The American Standard of Perfection says it all. It gives the standard for most breeds so you can know what bird matches the standard closer than the other. The judges use the standard for judging.

    Good luck in your show!
     
  3. xxtaylorxx

    xxtaylorxx New Egg

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    Ok thank you! Do you know a place to buy them cheap??
     
  4. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I purchased my book on Amazon. It cost around $40 bucks. That's practically the cheapest you can buy them online. Yeah, I know, crazy. If you get a used one, I'm sure it'll be a little cheaper.
     
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  5. xxtaylorxx

    xxtaylorxx New Egg

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    Thanks!!!!
     

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