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Where can we find Show birds in Central IL or surrounding areas?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Momagain1, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    we are having a very hard time.

    My son really wants to show Cochins but of course we cannot find any local!

    My daughter is much less picky...

    We are willing to travel a short bit..anyone?

    TIA
     
  2. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Central IL
    Surely someone can answer???

    I know people in IL show chickens..I've seen them!!
     
  3. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Well, let's see. what color does he want?
    Here are some contacts. Doug Akers is highly respected in poultry circles. i am sure he can help you.
    Central Indiana Poultry Show
    http://ibccn.org/poultry/photos_2010_large_fowl.html
    http://www.poultryconnection.com/forums/showthread.php?668-Central-Indiana-Poultry-Show&p=4006
    In 2009 , at this show : Res. Ch. Asiatic- Buff Cochin P, Roland Doerr, MN.. I am sure his contact info is on the Net. He will know Cochin folk in IL.
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    http://harvestbreezefarm.com/bantamcochin.html
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    beautiful show Cochin for your son to look at:
    http://www.freewebs.com/coloradopoultryassociation/apps/photos/photo?photoid=85216048
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    Wow, I think these folk are in your area? Look at those show wins, impressive!
    http://harvestbreezefarm.com/index.html
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    This is one of the top lines in the country. Karl Rau is a legend in Cochins. When he retired , Sherri carried forward with his line. If you are looking for Cochin from a legendary strain, this would be one of them.
    Maybe she knows of Cochin from her line in your area.
    http://www.cochinbantams.com/

    Best Success,
    Karen in western PA, USA
     
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2013

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