Grant county fair
MEGA Poultry Show
Apache County Poultry Show
Tucson Poultry Pigeon and Fancy Fowl show
Modesto California Poultry show
Whew!! that’s a lot of shows! But feels nice I will be going to two very big shows!
The very fact I breed less birds, means I have to work twice as hard. Why? Because breeders who breed more birds than me have an advantage. You see when you breed more offspring you have more to choose from. Do I mind? No not at all. Why? Well I try to breed quality over quantity. If I know a birds a great breeder he/she is here to stay. Last year I only hatched 9 chicks, and I still got something worth showing. My advantage is, it’s more affordable to keep them for two years. So that means I get a chance to really see how they turn out as adults. Many breeders I know tell me they breed to many to keep, so what ends up happening is they get rid of them at to early of an age, unknowingly getting rid of something truly worth keeping in the breeding pens. Sumatras are one breed that needs time to mature. It may look like a scrappy bird at first, but once the second year hits the bird completely changes into something worth while.
I sold these two Sumatras to a young girl named Katelyn about 4 years ago, she is very happy with them. She did well with the birds I sold her. Her splash hen Placed 1st BV and her blue cock placed 2ed. very proud of her!!
My birds did well.
Angela my five month old black pullet placed 1st BV, BB and Champion AOSB
I did not get good photos of the other 4 sumatras I took to the show.
Crystalline my 7 month old Black Sumatra Pullet placed 2ed RV.
Brandon my 8 month old Black Sumatra Cockerel placed 1st.
Caroline my 5 month old Blue Sumatra Pullet placed 2ed.
Silver Spangled Hamburg Bantams:
Blue is a 8 month old blue cockerel that is shaping up nicely. He may be a keeper.
Very Pleased with the results at the Tuscon Poultry Pigeon and Fancy Fowl Show.
Got BV, BB, and Champion AOSB with my Black Sumatra hen named Echo
1st BV, RB went to my Blue Sumatra cockerel named Blue.
1st BV went to my Splash Sumatra cockerel named Calypso
1st RV went to my Black Sumatra cockerel named Houdini
1st RV went to my Splash Sumatra hen named Sterling
1st RV went to my blue Sumatra pullet named Wendy
1st went to my Black Sumatra cockerel named Brandon
LF Single Combed White Leghorn:
2ed went to my LF Single Combed White Leghorn Pullet named Snow White
Silver Spangled Hamburg Bantams :
BV, BB and Reserve Champion RCCL went to my Silver Spangled Hamburg Pullet named Elizabeth
2ed RV, RB went to my Silver Spangled Hamburg hen named Daisy
1st went to my Silver Spangled Hamburg Hen named Dawn
3ed went to my Silver Spangled Hamburg Pullet named Dorthy
Congrats to all the winners, I will have photos up soon.