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Russ Blair

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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #45 on: August 30, 2018, 10:46:32 AM »
Thanks John I was thinking a copy of the VS-9 would be what I needed. I will cancel my tester then, I had her on call just Incase lol.
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #46 on: August 30, 2018, 12:34:39 PM »
One more quick question, is everyone staying at the Best Western John mentioned earlier? Being the professional procrastinator I am figure I better book Uncle Daveís and I room this week. I love Uncle Dave but I prefer not sleeping with him  ;D
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #47 on: August 30, 2018, 01:08:16 PM »
The Blehms, Rennolets, and Gilberts are staying there. 
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #48 on: August 30, 2018, 01:49:04 PM »
Well it sounds like I definitely better book a room there. If nothing else just to keep an eye on you wild ones lol. Thanks Mike
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #49 on: August 31, 2018, 10:02:56 PM »
Got my room booked there. Come on Russ!

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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #50 on: September 03, 2018, 05:17:58 PM »
Just a reminder:   National Meet entries have a deadline of September 11th.   Don't forget!
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #51 on: September 04, 2018, 09:16:33 AM »
The Blehms, Rennolets, and Gilberts are staying there. 
Well it's a well rated place so it's a good choice.

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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #52 on: September 07, 2018, 12:21:37 PM »
Mailed my entry yesterday...

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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #53 on: September 07, 2018, 08:27:44 PM »
Hotel room booked, filling out entry tonight to drop in the mail tomorrow. Looks like 26 Bantams and 2 Large Fowl, and I am not impressed by any of them honestly  :-[
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #54 on: September 07, 2018, 10:25:58 PM »
Hi Russ


I was at the Northeast Congress talking to Bob Rhodes.  I mentioned I would like to see a "good blue" and his son Reese had one entered but Reese honestly believed he was "no good."  Bob and I walked over to area where the Langshans were and the bird was gone.  Bob asked and was told it was put up as Breed Winner.  Reese then came by and was laughing about it, saying "Well we know that will go no where" and showed me some others in that line.  After 1.5 hours later, Reese won the Best in Show, Super Grand Champion with that Langshan.  I thought him beautiful, Reese was stunned, his father was laughing.  So I don't really think any breeder is a good judge of his fowl; Reese was insisting the one home was "far better."


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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #55 on: September 08, 2018, 05:27:07 PM »
Hi Russ


I was at the Northeast Congress talking to Bob Rhodes.  I mentioned I would like to see a "good blue" and his son Reese had one entered but Reese honestly believed he was "no good."  Bob and I walked over to area where the Langshans were and the bird was gone.  Bob asked and was told it was put up as Breed Winner.  Reese then came by and was laughing about it, saying "Well we know that will go no where" and showed me some others in that line.  After 1.5 hours later, Reese won the Best in Show, Super Grand Champion with that Langshan.  I thought him beautiful, Reese was stunned, his father was laughing.  So I don't really think any breeder is a good judge of his fowl; Reese was insisting the one home was "far better."

There are two ways to look at that.  I would lean toward the breeder knowing his/her own birds better than any judge on a given day.   That is if the breeder was experienced and knowledgeable.   So it could go either way.   I have won many times on birds I thought were undeserving. 
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #56 on: September 09, 2018, 08:59:15 PM »
Oh I forgot to mention I also sent an entry in for my Uncle Dave. While I was in Florida during spring break he borrowed an old styrofoam incubator and set some eggs. He has a decent black and a decent blue bantam both cockerels. This will be his first ever show he has a bird entered so with beginner luck and a little help with me bathing them he may be the one to watch. Now to get his AA membership in just incase lol
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #57 on: September 10, 2018, 06:57:43 AM »
Oh I forgot to mention I also sent an entry in for my Uncle Dave. While I was in Florida during spring break he borrowed an old styrofoam incubator and set some eggs. He has a decent black and a decent blue bantam both cockerels. This will be his first ever show he has a bird entered so with beginner luck and a little help with me bathing them he may be the one to watch. Now to get his AA membership in just incase lol

Good for Uncle Dave!   I'm pulling for him to take it all!
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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #58 on: September 10, 2018, 07:48:35 AM »
Well that's just typical... My birds are falling to pieces. >:( >:( Show season is definitely getting close.

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Re: 2018 National
« Reply #59 on: September 10, 2018, 09:17:13 AM »
Max with the age of all mine, thatís one problem I shouldnít have lol. Well wait a minute most of my entries are breeders  :o so perhaps I am not out of the woods yet. Oh and thanks Mike, I havenít seen them in a few weeks but I did send him home with a couple cages this past weekend. He wanted me to just enter them in my name but I told him he might as well enter them since he will be there anyways. I just hope they donít start molting, they were hatched in April so itís a coin toss.
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