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 Songster

    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?


  2. Momagain1

    Momagain1 Songster

    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

    May 19, 2009
    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
    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.
    beautiful show Cochin for your son to look at:
    Wow, I think these folk are in your area? Look at those show wins, impressive!
    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.

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

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