Ameraucana thread for posting pictures and discussing our birds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by hcammack, Oct 24, 2009.

  1. stonecottagefarm

    stonecottagefarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:Pretty eggs! And thanks to the person that wished me luck on the hatch. And thanks to the one that posted that link. I am going to buy it. Would love one for just ameraucanas but we have other breeds that are part of our preservation project so it will probably become my new bible.
     
  2. pips&peeps

    pips&peeps There is no "I" in Ameraucana

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    Alot of the color definitions are in the standard and the front of the book has many detailed explanations of different types of feathers and disqualifications, etc.
     
  3. dldolan

    dldolan WineNChooks

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    pips&peeps :

    I would like to take this opportunity to ask the new people on the thread to please buy a Standard of Perfection from the APA.......... [​IMG]

    There is lots of good information in it!!!!!

    True, but for us newbies who are visual learners, the SOP needs a pictoral description to make the most sense. [​IMG]
    I appreciate very much all you folks out there taking the time to help educate and share information! BYC is such a great venue in which to learn, question, educate and share!​
     
  4. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    Quote:Gorgeous egg!! [​IMG]

    ~ Aspen
     
  5. SteveH

    SteveH Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:True, but for us newbies who are visual learners, the SOP needs a pictoral description to make the most sense. [​IMG]
    I appreciate very much all you folks out there taking the time to help educate and share information! BYC is such a great venue in which to learn, question, educate and share!

    I ordered a copy today; I can't really afford it, but don't see how I can afford to be without it if I intend to breed to the SOP. I did see they also offer a black and white pictorial guide [drawings I assume] to the breeds, for I believe $13 . While I think that it would be a valuable addition to get a visual of the APA's idea of the perfect shape and carriage of the Ameraucana, especially for those of us geared towards visual memory and learning processes, I didn't order it. I would love to see the Ameraucanas Breeders Club either add a written and color pictorial description of the SOP for each variety to its website, or print its own booklet for sale. [​IMG]
     
  6. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:True, but for us newbies who are visual learners, the SOP needs a pictoral description to make the most sense. [​IMG]
    I appreciate very much all you folks out there taking the time to help educate and share information! BYC is such a great venue in which to learn, question, educate and share!

    I ordered a copy today; I can't really afford it, but don't see how I can afford to be without it if I intend to breed to the SOP. I did see they also offer a black and white pictorial guide [drawings I assume] to the breeds, for I believe $13 . While I think that it would be a valuable addition to get a visual of the APA's idea of the perfect shape and carriage of the Ameraucana, especially for those of us geared towards visual memory and learning processes, I didn't order it. I would love to see the Ameraucanas Breeders Club either add a written and color pictorial description of the SOP for each variety to its website, or print its own booklet for sale. [​IMG]

    I think that's a great idea Steve. I have that black and white pictorial guide, and you aren't missing anything by not getting it. I looked through it when I got it and haven't touched it since. I refer to my SOP constantly though!!
     
  7. BarnGoddess01

    BarnGoddess01 I [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]

    Quote:I ordered a copy today; I can't really afford it, but don't see how I can afford to be without it if I intend to breed to the SOP. I did see they also offer a black and white pictorial guide [drawings I assume] to the breeds, for I believe $13 . While I think that it would be a valuable addition to get a visual of the APA's idea of the perfect shape and carriage of the Ameraucana, especially for those of us geared towards visual memory and learning processes, I didn't order it. I would love to see the Ameraucanas Breeders Club either add a written and color pictorial description of the SOP for each variety to its website, or print its own booklet for sale. [​IMG]

    I think that's a great idea Steve. I have that black and white pictorial guide, and you aren't missing anything by not getting it. I looked through it when I got it and haven't touched it since. I refer to my SOP constantly though!!

    Does the SOP have any diagrams? I am under the impression that there are some illustrations ....
     
  8. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

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    Quote:I think that's a great idea Steve. I have that black and white pictorial guide, and you aren't missing anything by not getting it. I looked through it when I got it and haven't touched it since. I refer to my SOP constantly though!!

    Does the SOP have any diagrams? I am under the impression that there are some illustrations ....

    There's lots of pictures of different things, combs, beaks, feather patterns, etc...
     
  9. There are lots of great diagrams, etc in this thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=343605
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    have a copy of the '98 B&W ASOP and refer to if often, but there are no illustrations of Ameraucana (that I've been able to find).
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    Lisa
    Quote:Does the SOP have any diagrams? I am under the impression that there are some illustrations ....

    There's lots of pictures of different things, combs, beaks, feather patterns, etc...
     
  10. Gallus_domesticus

    Gallus_domesticus Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
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