Poultry showmanship is a contest where the youth will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of poultry as well as his/her ability to carry, examine and position their bird in the cage for a judge. In general, this is an activity where participants will be evaluated even more than their birds. The breeding or quality of the bird does not count, but its cleanliness, condition, freedom from parasites, health and vigor are important. In other words, the contestant will be mainly scored on those things he/she knows and how well they cared for the birds. MORE….