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This well run one day show features what I consider to be one of the best Junior shows in the country when one con


Recommended Resources

This is perhaps the most thorough

Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens by Gail Damerow

This is perhaps the most thorough treament of chicken culture from A to Z that I have seen. Even the experienced breeder will learn some things.

John Soper is one of the leading waterfowl breeders in the UK and I am proud to call him a friend. His site contains information on the many colors of Call being developed in the UK, among other interesting articles on management and care.

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Articles About Acorn Hollow Bantams

Having had ducks since I was eleven years old, I cannot imagine being without them. At one time or another, I have owned almost all types of waterfowl, turkeys, and chickens in both the standard (large) and bantam (miniature) sizes.

I became interested in showing waterfowl in my late teens and have done so continuously for the last forty five years. While my first love has always been waterfowl, (ducks and geese) I have bred and shown bantam chickens for the last twenty years or so as well as continuing to work with my established strains of bantam ducks. I am a member of the N.P.I.P. program. My approval number is 558.


Lou's Tips


Whenever birds are moved for the the purposes of showing at fairs, etc it is important that when they return that they are isolated and sprayed for mites. The isolation should last no less than a week. They should be carefully watched for any signs of disease before they are re-introduced to the flock.


The News

Beginning with the 2015 season, I will offer Black Wyandotte bantams and Gray Calls again for the first time in many years. At this time, nothing is for sale in those.

Orders are now coming in on the three colors of Wyandotte bantams, the East Indies, and the Mandarins. A 20% deposit is required to book an order.