Poll

Who is the Winner ?

Sadgit
3 (4.1%)
Vember
2 (2.7%)
Foxy
2 (2.7%)
Babe
8 (10.8%)
Poultrygeist
8 (10.8%)
New_2_veg
2 (2.7%)
Beki
1 (1.4%)
Bodger
4 (5.4%)
Ness
0 (0%)
Jellyhead
2 (2.7%)
Jack Russel
3 (4.1%)
Agapanthus
2 (2.7%)
Raaaymond
0 (0%)
Jammy
1 (1.4%)
Henpecked
0 (0%)
Mdueal
15 (20.3%)
Yorky
1 (1.4%)
GrannieAnnie
0 (0%)
Slowef
17 (23%)
CompostQueen
0 (0%)
Mumsy
3 (4.1%)

Total Members Voted: 64

Voting closed: April 26, 2008, 19:08


Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"

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John

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« on: April 10, 2008, 19:55 »
THIS IS COMPETITION NUMBER 1

TITLE:  "My Chickens"

PRIZE:  "Organic Poultry" by Katie Thear, signed by the author (More Info)

CLOSING DATE:  Sat 19th April 2008
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The simple rules:

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  • You can enter one photograph into the competition which should be no more than 640 pixels wide.
  • It should be accompanied by a short title and some description.  
  • At the closing date we will add a poll for members to vote on and the most popular photo will be the winner.
  • The winner will receive a copy of "Organic Poultry" by Katie Thear signed by the author and the winning photo will be placed in a permanent photo gallery along with the best runners up.[/list:o]

    All Qualifying entries are in this post for ease of viewing.

    All naked chooks were disqualified for reasons of taste and seasoning  :wink:

    Voting will last for 7 days


    The Voting has now closed and the winners are:

    1st  - Slowef with 17 votes

    2nd - Mdueal with 15 votes

    3rd - Babe and Poultrygeist tied with 8 votes each.


    Thanks to everyone whe submitted such great pictures  :D


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    Quote from: "Sadgit"
    Title : You looking at me?

    Description : I wanted to get a Bob De Niro from Taxi Driver look using the macro setting on my camera.




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    Quote from: "Vember"
    Title: Bob Dylan

    Description : Thinking long & hard about new song lyrics that can start Cock a Doodle Dooooo




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    Quote from: "Foxy"
    Title : Cockerel saying good morning!

    Description : This is my favourite cockerel Bigfoot. He has 3 lovely hens and I hoping to breed from him soon.



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    Quote from: "babe"
    TITLE : I'm ready for bed mum !

    DESCRIPTION : Little Fraggle is my only chook i hatched from an egg, so will always be my baby[/b]




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    Quote from: "poultrygeist"
    Title : "open the gate and nobody gets hurt"

    Description: Negotiations were under way during the first week of arrival.




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    Quote from: "new_2_veg"
    Title : Day of arival

    Description : My 3 hens, 2 laced wyandottes and 1 pekin blue cross a hour after i got them home. Hopefully they will all get on well soon, and to top it off i got my first egg not to long after this photo was taken  :D




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    Quote from: "beki"
    Title : Wheeeeee!!! This is FUN! But ooops!  :shock: where's the brakes?!!!!

    Description :I was washing up and looked out of the kitchen door last summer to see two of my (now sadly RIP :( ) chooks playing on the skateboard! :lol:




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    Quote from: "Bodger"
    Title: The father of my babys.

    Description : These are the parent stock of my Light Sussex Chicks.




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    Quote from: "ness"
    Title : Bog off we're busy

    Description : 3 Broody Mothers.




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    Quote from: "Jellyhead"
    Title : Do you know of a good hairdresser? me bouffants gone rather squiffy :oops:

    Description : When it rains my poor Polands need a trip to Toni & Guy :roll:




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    Quote from: "jack russell"
    Title : GOOOOOOD MORNING DURHAAAAAM

    Description : Well Summer in mid  crow




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    Quote from: "agapanthus"
    Title : If that floozie fraggie, frizzie thinks she's gonna upstage me!!!!!!!................

    Description : This is Braveheart, the chook who was attack by an Irish Wolfhound and who hitch-hiked in a truck and ended up living in a wildlife park with black Ibis', storks, cranes and peacocks for 5 days!!!!




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    Quote from: "raaaymond"
    Title : My four girls

    Description : My new babies only had them a few weeks settling in nicely




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    Quote from: "jammy"
    Title : Bath Time!

    Description : An empty veg bed is just too tempting, I thought bathing was to get you clean not make you more dirty.....




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    Quote from: "henpecked"
    Title :  It's behind you!Molly got the feeling someone was hitching a ride.

    Description : Two of my chooks enjoying the snow on the WRONG side of the fences.




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    Quote from: "mdueal"
    Title : SEBRIGHT IN THE SNOW

    Description : Our sebright cockerel braved the 3 inches of snowfall earlier in April. Managed to get this shot of him in the sunshine. No eggs that day from the hens - they did enjoy their porridge though!




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    Quote from: "yorky"
    Title : Okay, who did a whoopsy on the perch?

    Description : A very quizzical young light Sussex hen




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    Quote from: "GrannieAnnie"
    Title : "Pick on someone your own size"!!!!!!

    Description : This is one of my favourite pics of little Rosemary, who doesn't know if she's a she or a he!  She/he grew her large comb and wattles at the same time as the 2 cockerals, but she/he doesn't crow.  She's half the size of the rest of the Amberlinks we had, but doesn't lay eggs either!!!!




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    Quote from: "slowef"
    Title : "Anyone for a game of hide and seek then?"

    Description : Silkies new chick just 6 days old, ahhhh




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    Quote from: "compostqueen"
    Title : My new chooks

    Description : Three little brown hens in their new green Eglu.




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    Quote from: "mumsy"
    Title : I’m looking for Aunty

    Description :
    I’m  looking for Aunt Sally, now where can she be?
    I’m all dressed up with me bestest head, to take her out for tea
     Oh what a happy Worzel she would really make…………………….
    If only she would join me for tea & a slice o’cake
    So please if you would be so kind & tell me where she is
    I don’t think this is something she would like to miss
    Ok, I’ll tell you where to find her & I know this for a fact
    You’ll find her on the poultry pages having a poultry chat :lol:




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Ruby Red

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2008, 21:40 »
Really good competition. But unfortunately You may as well ask me to learn urdu.  :oops:
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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2008, 21:46 »
Quote from: "Ruby Red"
Really good competition. But unfortunately You may as well ask me to learn urdu.  :oops:


We'll test you on that later Ruby  :lol:

There will be more photo comps to come.
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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2008, 21:46 »
Quote from: "Ruby Red"
Really good competition. But unfortunately You may as well ask me to learn urdu.  :oops:


My wife had a urdu today.   :lol:

Looks like a great competition, I am looking forward to the piccies. :wink:
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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #4 on: April 11, 2008, 21:56 »
does the photo have to include more than one chicken?

does it have to be natural or can we use props, costumes and scenery?

can it be a photo we have already taken, or a new one just for the competition?

oooooh im so excited

girlies.. start practising your poses :wink:

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2008, 22:06 »
One or many chooks Babe.

Just go for it, give it yoru best shot  :wink:

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2008, 22:35 »
Quote from: "babe"
does the photo have to include more than one chicken?

does it have to be natural or can we use props, costumes and scenery?

can it be a photo we have already taken, or a new one just for the competition?

oooooh im so excited

girlies.. start practising your poses :wink:


It can be a new one or an old one, whatever you think best. Props, costumes .. my goodness! It's only a bit of fun. :)

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2008, 22:36 »
Quote from: "john"
Props, costumes .. my goodness! It's only a bit of fun. :)
That is fun to Babe  :wink:

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2008, 23:23 »
Well, what chance would I have up against a photo of Evie in her pink jim jams??????

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2008, 23:29 »
Or Elvis in his latest tux?  :lol:

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #10 on: April 12, 2008, 10:13 »
Can I start then?

Title : You looking at me?
Description : I wanted to get a Bob De Niro from Taxi Driver look using the macro setting on my camera.


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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2008, 10:34 »
Love the photo and as I'm not entering thought I'd just say...my title for this one would have been ' I spyyyy wiv my ikkle eye....' :D Fab pic BTW

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Vember

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2008, 11:14 »
Is This where I enter ??????



Title: Bob Dylan

Description : Thinking long & hard about new song lyrics that can start Cock a Doodle Dooooo

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Vember

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2008, 11:16 »
My Photo looks huge  :(  Sure I put right numbers in??
shout at me if i'm wrong and I'll try again :)

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Foxy

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Photo Competition #1 "My Chickens"
« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2008, 14:18 »
Title -Cockerel saying good morning!

This is my favourite cockerel Bigfoot. He has 3 lovely hens and I hoping to breed from him soon.



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