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About Us

The Serama Council of North America is a non-profit organization founded in 2003,  by Jerry Schexnayder of Louisiana, two years after he imported the Serama from Malaysia. It is the the original, and the largest Serama Breed Club in North America. The Serama is quickly becoming the most popular bantam in the United States, and SCNA members have organized shows and events in nearly every region.

Goals and Objectives

  • To create and foster a spirit of understanding among the people involved and interested in the Serama breed in all its types and varieties.
  • To encourage people to serve the Serama poultry fancier’s community without personal gain and promote high ethical standards in the commerce, industry, professions, public work and private endeavors related to the Serama breed.
  • To do all possible to bring the natural qualities of the Serama breed to perfection through selective breeding.
  • To educate members and urge breeders to adhere to the standards of the breed types as approved by SCNA.
  • To pursue the acceptance by The American Poultry Association (“APA”) and the American Bantam Association (“ABA”) of the American  Serama for showing and judging purposes, and to support the addition of new varieties  for acceptance.
  • To encourage the breeding and showing of the Traditional and the Ayam Serama in Table Top only. 
  • To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed and to encourage sportsmanlike competition at meets, matches and shows.
  • To sponsor and conduct national, district and state meets, sanctioned matches, and specialty shows under the rules of the SCNA.
  • To assist, encourage, and help educate the junior poultry enthusiast in the sound and practical value of breeding the Serama to a Type Standard.
  • To encourage the development of Table Top Serama shows as a window of education for both breeder and public, and as a means to interest young future breeders into becoming SERAMA poultry fanciers themselves.

Articles

Antibiotics and their uses

**This article is the opinion of the author and is not veterinary advice.**All antibiotics for chickens (approved and off label) have been pulled from  OTC sales.  BUT there are still places to purchase them if you know where to look.The reason that they were pulled...

Adding Varieties for In-Cage Showing- The Qualifying Meet & Process

Currently, the American Serama has three accepted varieties with the American Bantam Association (ABA). They are the white, black, and exchequer varieties. With the qualifying meet for the blue and splash varieties of the American Serama scheduled, I thought it may be...

News from Alaska

We hope your holidays are filled with laughter & love. We wanted to share what's been happening up here in Alaska. We have had some greatthings happen during 2021. In March we participated in Spring into Serama Virtual Show for Districts 6, 7, 8, & 9. Alaska...

Antibiotics and their uses

**This article is the opinion of the author and is not veterinary advice.**All antibiotics for chickens (approved and off label) have been pulled from  OTC sales.  BUT there are still places to purchase them if you know where to look.The reason that they were pulled...

Adding Varieties for In-Cage Showing- The Qualifying Meet & Process

Currently, the American Serama has three accepted varieties with the American Bantam Association (ABA). They are the white, black, and exchequer varieties. With the qualifying meet for the blue and splash varieties of the American Serama scheduled, I thought it may be...

News from Alaska

We hope your holidays are filled with laughter & love. We wanted to share what's been happening up here in Alaska. We have had some greatthings happen during 2021. In March we participated in Spring into Serama Virtual Show for Districts 6, 7, 8, & 9. Alaska...

What Do You Feed Your Seramas ?

What Do You Feed Seramas? The first question we are asked when someone gets a Serama from us is what to feed them.  I say 'Good for you!'  That's a smart question to ask.  There are probably as many answers to that question as there are Serama owners.  Below I am...

Serama Rearing 101 – Chick Formula

SERAMA CHICK REARING 101 : JERRY'S CHICK FORMULA2 parts medicated chick starter1 part corn meal1 part oats1 part dried meal wormsrun through blender to powder stage1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar to a quart ofwater, no need to fill waterers to brim.Change water twice...

Incubation Advice from our Breeders

One of the most common questions new serama breeders ask is, how do I successfully incubate and hatch serama eggs ? A lot of people will say they are very difficult to hatch, especially shipped eggs. Others will say they aren't difficult at all. There's about as many...

SCNA Nationals (Cajun Classic) April 23-24 Baton Rouge, LA

2021 Cajun Serama Classic April 23-24 It's not too late to enter in the SCNA Nationals! SCNA Members can earn double show points and have the opportunity to have their name on the SCNA National perpetual plaque and the Cajun Classic perpetual trophy! Come join the...

So, you want to show Serama?

To my knowledge, there is not yet a simple, single reference on the available ways to show Serama.My goal is to summarize the basics in an easy-to-understand format to help you understand your options.In this article, I am going to focus on the types of show...

End of Year Newsletter 2020

Serama Council of North America End of Year Newsletter 2020 Presented for our members by Jenifer Lawyer, District Chair Soooo...what happened in 2020? For the first time since 2004, leg band are being offered beyond the preorder date!We decide to give you the rebate...

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