Showing Your Birds - An Overview

Show Preparation Series

What you need to know and when you need to start preparing - tips & tricks

Yes, Virginia, there really is such a thing as a bird show! In fact, a bird show can be just as exciting as any cat,  dog, or horse show, and just as competitive.


Before deciding to show your birds, there are some things you need to know. No matter how pretty you think your bird is, not all birds are cut out for the show bench. Read these articles to find out what makes a show bird, and how to go about preparing them for the big event!

Links Pertaining to Showing Your Birds

ALL of these SHOWING Your Birds articles have been added or are in the process of being added to our "Lark's Nest BLOG". As articles are added, they will be underlined (linked) here.


They are Member's Only access. If you are a member, click these links or head to the blog, then choose the SHOWING category to view the article of your choice, or click the links below.

 

If you are NOT a Member, read about how to become one on our Terms & Conditions page.


WHAT IS A BIRD SHOW

NATIONAL FINCH & SOFTBILL SOCIETY STANDARDS

SHOW BIRD SELECTION & PREPARATION

8 WEEKS BEFORE A SHOW

6 WEEKS BEFORE A SHOW

3 WEEKS BEFORE A SHOW

2 WEEKS BEFORE A SHOW

WEEK OF THE SHOW

THE WHOLE KIT & KABOODLE

NATIONAL BIRD SHOW

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