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Americauna or Araucana in Maine?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by combatfuzzball, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. combatfuzzball

    combatfuzzball Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone in Maine have true Americauna or Araucana's?I'd like to try and find some from a farm preferably in the central Maine Area. I've tried finding them online and either what they have are not true purebloods or they're ridiculously high priced for me. I would like to find a breeding pair of either one. Failing that I'd be open to finding some Roosters to add to the small flock of (Americana) EE's I have.
    I really like these breeds and would like to be able to do something to preserve them rather than make a profit out of it.
    Does anyone know of reputable breeders in the area?
     
  2. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Good, real Ameraucanas and especially Araucanas will be ridiculously high priced. It takes a lot of time and effort to separate and select birds for quality pairings and to stay true to the breed standard. What is the price point you are looking for? I would expect to pay $15+ dollars for an Ameraucana day olds.

    poultryshowcentral is one place to look, as well as ameraucanaalliance.org and araucana.net and centralmainebirdfanciers.org
     
  3. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    Also the Facebook groups for those breeds as well as the poultry groups for your area...
     
  4. combatfuzzball

    combatfuzzball Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, I am looking at some of those sites and would expect to pay what your thinking. I am a bit leery of spending that amount of money before shipping. Hope to find something soon though.
     
  5. SunHwaKwon

    SunHwaKwon Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't blame you! Especially this time of year and with the crazy weather.
     

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