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6/13/2015

A one day show which takes place on June 13th at the McLean Interstate Center in Bloomington, IL  It is an id

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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.

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Lou's Tips

3/01/2015

The principal causes for feather picking in growing chickens are overcrowding and boredom. Chickens on range are seldom bothered with the problem.

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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.

At present, I am sold out in all of my breeds.  Place orders now for next year to avoid being disappointed.