American longtail breeders...a ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Frozen Feathers, Aug 24, 2007.

  1. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2007
    Maine
    I've seen some people selling "American Longtails". What would be considered an AL? Does it have to be 2 long tailed breeds crossed, i.e. a Phoenix/Yokohama cross to be considered an AL? What about a Jap and a Phoenix, would that be considered an AL? Thanks for any info. [​IMG]
     
  2. Termite

    Termite Out Of The Brooder

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    May 2, 2007
    American longtails are usualy phoenix or phoenix crosses that produce long feathers, good bodies for meat production and good egg laying charicteristics.

    They also may simply be phoenix of a different color than the standard allows for.

    Here is my site that explains the idea on the front page:

    http://www.mirkwoodpoultry.com/

    Mark

    PS Although I have not changed my website yet, I no longer am offering anything for sale. It will be changed shortly to just an infomational site.
     
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2007

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