Showing Poultry

conditioning bantam ducks, call ducks

Conditioning Bantam Ducks

This article on the conditioning bantam ducks is being republished from Acorn Hollow Bantams website with permission from Lou Horton. When I think about preparing birds for the showroom, I

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bonding with your bird, modern game

Bonding with your Bird

Now that you have your showmanship bird, let’s talk about ways of bonding with your bird (that won’t negatively impact their behavior at shows).  Giving them a couple treats after

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first poultry show, selecting a showmanship bird

Selecting a Showmanship Bird

Maybe you are just starting out with poultry showmanship, or perhaps you are a long-time exhibitor looking to freshen up your routine so you can finally take that blue ribbon

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2021 APA Points Awards Announcement

The American Poultry Association is pleased to congratulate the following members on their achievements in breeding and exhibiting poultry. There is so much hard work behind these prestigious achievements and

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fitting chickens for show, silkie

Fitting Chickens for Show

This article on fitting chickens for show is being republished from Acorn Hollow Bantams website with permission from Lou Horton. Rev. Paul Ashbrook is a master showman and conditioner of

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