The Old English Game Bantam Nation (OEGBN) is an organization that feels that its Junior Members are a vital part of its membership. The Junior Breeder Development Program is designed to provide breeder quality birds to selected Junior Members between the ages of 8 and 18 years old who have communicated a desire to begin or improve an Old English Game Bantam breeding program. An application is required in order to be considered.
Rules and Regulations
•Juniors must be between 8 and 18 years old on 01/01/15 and a current member of the Old English Game Bantam Nation
•The application consists of:
•The above information is to be sent to Lisa Meeks, OEGBN Youth Director, 136 Fox Run Drive, Perry, GA 31069
•Essays will be divided into 3 age groups: 8-10 yrs., 11-14 yrs., and 15-18 yrs.
•The two best essays in each age group will be chosen by the board of directors of the OEGBN
•The winners will be notified and will be given contact information to a donor breeder
•The winners will be matched, as best as possible, with a member who has agreed to donate a breeder pair of birds. There is no guarantee that winners will receive one of their variety choices that were indicated in their essay.
•If selected, winners are responsible for arranging delivery of the birds. This may incur shipping costs.
Responsibilities of Winners
•Maintain contact with their donor
•Show at least one of the birds within a 12 month period following receipt of the birds (can be at a fair, 4H show, or ABA /APA sanctioned show)
•Breed the pair and offer to give one of the offspring to another junior member
•interested in showing
•Submit a 1-2 page report to the donor breeder and to Lisa Meeks within 12 months of receiving the birds. This report should include: your feeding program, health program (worming, medication), show record, hatching record and any other information which describes your care of the birds.