Poultry shows provide a forum for poultry breeders to display the 'fruits of their hard work.' Many poultry breeders are involved in raising the 'perfect' purebred chicken, turkey, duck or goose for the species and breed they are raising, at least as defined in the Standard of Perfections developed by the American Poultry Association and the American Bantam Association. Similar standards are also produced for other countries. These are also standards for pigeons set out by the National Pigeon Association.
Bantams (North Central Regional Extension)
Growing broilers for the fair (Kansas State University)
Nutrition and feeding of show poultry (Texas A&M)
Prevention: A young persons guide to keeping animals safe and healthy (Ohio State University)
Producing turkeys for show (Texas A&M University)
Raising broilers and turkeys for competitions (University of Arkansas)
Transporting poultry in a humane manner (Virginia Tech)
Broiler score sheet (Penn State)
Market turkey score sheet (Penn State)
4-H Turkey project (Penn State)4-H Pigeon and Dove Project (Oregon State University)
4-H Poultry and Pigeon Advancement Program (Oregon State University)
4-H pigeon project health supplement (University of Wisconsin)
American Racing Pigeon Union (ARPU)
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