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It’s that time of year! It’s time to begin the Ameraucana Breeders Club silent auction to raise money for the ABC National!

SILENT AUCTION BIDS FOR OFFSITE BIDDERS ARE OFFICIALLY OPEN.

A special thank you to everyone that has contributed items thus far for the auction. If you would like to donate an item, there is still time left to do so! Send an email to your showameraucanas@gmail.com with “Silent Auction Donation” as the subject and include what you would like to donate. I will add it to the list!

To place an offsite bid on an item, send an email to showameraucanas@gmail.com with “Silent Auction” as the subject. Include what item you would like to bid on, your bid amount, and your name, mailing address and phone number for the shipping label. You can bid as many times as you would like!

Offsite bidding will close on Friday, December 6th at 5 PM CST.

To place an onsite bid at the show, visit the ABC table and fill out the form. Onsite bidding will close on December 7th when the judging is complete for the ABC National.

All onsite winning bids must be paid in full before removing the items that are won.

All proceeds from this silent auction are used for next years National Meet.

Ameraucana Breeders Club Silent Auction List:

Jean Ribbeck- 1 dozen bantam white hatching eggs including US shipping. 

Jean Ribbeck- 4 Sebastopol hatching eggs including US shipping.

Jeff and Sherry Vance- 1 dozen hatching eggs including US shipping (if bid is over $50 will include 6 extra eggs). LF choice of Black, Silver or Buff

Jeff and Sherry Vance- 1 dozen eggs hatching eggs including US shipping (if bid over $50 will include 6 extra eggs). Bantam choice of Black, Wheaten or White

Lindsay Helton- 1 dozen bantam self blue hatching eggs including US shipping.

Lindsay Helton- 10 large fowl wheaten, blue wheaten, splash wheaten chicks. Buyer pays shipping, US buyers only.

Paul Smith- 10 large fowl self blue chicks. Buyer pays shipping, US buyers only.

Susan Mouw- 10 large fowl black Ameraucana chicks with shipping included. US buyers only.

Susan Mouw- 10 large fowl blue, black and splash Ameraucana chicks with shipping included. US buyers only.

LF Show Box (to be picked up at the ABC National, which will be held at the Dixie Classic in Knoxville, TN on 12/7)

Bantam Show Box (to be picked up at the ABC National, which will be held at the Dixie Classic in Knoxville, TN on 12/7)

$100 Tractor Supply Giftcard

Current Version of the APA SOP Book

Older version of the APA SOP Book
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It's the Nationals / Re: Auction items - 2019 National - Dixie Classic, Knoxville TN
« Last post by Don on October 19, 2019, 11:13:26 PM »
Jeff and Sherry Vance donate the following:

1. 1 dozen eggs including US shipping (if bid over $50 will include 6 extra eggs)
    LF choice of Black, Silver or Buff

2. 1 dozen eggs including US shipping (if bid over $50 will include 6 extra eggs)
    Bantam, choice of Black, Wheaten or White
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Exhibiting & Promoting / North Central Club Meet in Lincoln NE
« Last post by Birdcrazy on October 17, 2019, 03:45:09 PM »
Catalogs are now available for the Nebraska State Poultry Assn Show. This is an ABC sanctioned Club Meet on Nov 23-24 2019 in Lincoln NE. You can download a catalog and entry form by going to nestatepoultryshow.com. Click on catalog in the top center and it will take you to 2 PDF files to download. One for a catalog, one for a entry form. You can also reach the show secretary Vicki Gillam (my niece) at gilavina@hotmail.com or 612-384-8217.
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It's the Nationals / 2019 ABC National Host Hotels at the Dixie Classic
« Last post by Lindsay Helton on October 16, 2019, 05:30:36 PM »
The host hotel for the 2019 Dixie Classic is:

Best Western Plus
7260 Saddlerack Street
Knoxville, Tn 37914
865-544-7737
$79.99/night

Additional hotels that are located within 7 miles of the showroom are:

LaQuinta Inn and Suites
865-633-5100
$84/night

Baymont Inn and Suites
865-689-6600
2 beds $84/night
1 bed $79/night

Days Inn
865-637-3511
2 beds $84/night
1 bed $79/night

Comfort Suites
865-246-2426
$79/night
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Ameraucana Marketplace / ISO Self Blue Bantams
« Last post by far149 on October 16, 2019, 05:06:58 PM »
I'm looking for a pair or trio of Self Blue Bantams. Can pick up at Ohio National.
936-355-7045
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WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE 2019 DIXIE CLASSIC? :)

The 2019 Dixie Classic will be held Saturday, December 7 - Sunday, December 8th in the Jacobs Building at Chilhowee Park in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Address -
Jacob’s Building at Chilhowee Park
3301 E. Magnolia Avenue
Knoxville, TN. 37914

If you would like a catalog to be mailed to you, please request one at tvpcdixieclassic@gmail.com. You can also send an email to this email address if you have any online entry questions.

Online entries will open on October 20th and can be entered at the following link:
http://www.poultrysites.com/app/lcloes/tnvpc.php

To download a form to mail in your entries, click the following link:
http://tvpoultryclub.com/pdf/2019_Dixie_Classic_Catalog.pdf

Mail-in entries should be mailed (with payment) to:
Patti Brashears
4505 Kingston Highway
Lenoir City, TN 37771

*Mail-in entries must be postmarked by November 22nd and must include payment. Online entries close on November 24th. 
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It's the Nationals / 2019 ABC National Egg Contest
« Last post by Lindsay Helton on October 13, 2019, 11:13:49 AM »
Don't forget about the 2019 ABC National Egg Contest! It is FREE to enter and prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

There are four classes for the egg contest:

1. Bantam pullet eggs
2. Bantam hen eggs
3. Large Fowl pullet eggs
4. Large Fowl hen eggs

Bring a minimum of 6 eggs for each entry in a suitable container of your choice. Sign up at the ABC table at the show to enter the contest. Egg entries will be judged after judging is complete for the National meet. Our illustrious judges are TBA.

Exhibitors may enter the same class more than once only if each entry represents a different Ameraucana variety. Egg entries that consist of multiple varieties shall be limited to one per class, and shall be designated “Various” on the entry form.

No unsolicited remarks by any exhibitor may be made within hearing distance of the judge during the judging process.

All egg entries become the property of the Ameraucana Breeders Club at the time of entry.

Two out of each entry of six eggs will be opened by the judge or the clerk to facilitate the judging of interior qualities and coloring.

Each class will be judged to third place. Ribbons will be offered to the 2nd and 3rd place winners in each class.

The Judging Scale will be as follows:
   
1. Shell Texture 10   
2. Shell Quality 10   
3. Shell Shape 10
4. Size 10   
5. Cleanliness 10   
6. Shell Color 30
7. Freshness 10   
8. Interior Qualities 10

Total Points Possible:    100   

Disqualifications:
1. Evidence of faking including   artificial coloring
2. Eggs having been boiled or otherwise preserved
3. No evidence of blue shell pigmentation
4. Eggs that are not from Ameraucanas
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Exhibiting & Promoting / Re: Splash Ameraucana - acceptance in both LF and Bantam
« Last post by jwoodhaven on October 10, 2019, 08:25:37 PM »
Don I have been breeding splash for almost 20 years now and I am a lifetime member  of the APA and ABA
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Exhibiting & Promoting / Re: 2019 NC ABC District Meet
« Last post by jwoodhaven on October 10, 2019, 08:22:19 PM »
Thanks gorden for taking all the great pictures sorry if I would have known you needed pictures of the bantams I could have taken them for you
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Exhibiting & Promoting / Re: 2019 NC ABC District Meet
« Last post by Birdcrazy on October 07, 2019, 03:35:56 PM »
Our Junior Show Champion Ameraucana was a Black cockerel by Andrew Rogier of Highland IL. As you can see from the picture I was not busy all of the time, but did get a chance to visit with some inquiries of the Breed and hand out a few membership applications.
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