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This very well run one day show features a large Junior show as well. Contact Ron Patterson at 765 676 6192

10/25/2014 - 10/26/2014

This is one of my favorite shows. It is held at the fairgrounds in Hutchinson, MN. Info: Mike Dornseif 612 965 0770


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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


When washing chickens for an upcoming show, do so 3-5 days ahead of the show and let them air dry (except Cochins and Silkies) if at all possible. They should be kept in a clean show cage until they leave for the show. If kept in clean pens, waterfowl should never need to be washed. Allowing them to bathe in clean water should suffice.


The News

PLEASE NOTE: There has been a sizable increase in Express Mail rates. I must, therefore raise my flat rate for two birds to $90  three and four birds to $110 as of now.

Normal colored Mandarins now available. White Mandarins sold out for 2014. 

Here is a useful link to a rundown of all upcoming shows. Click Here