Anyone hear anything about Lamonas?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tiki244, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I guess there is a guy who has a bantam Lamona flock in Eastern WI. I dont know if any LF Lamonas exist. I think they are neat birds. The were developed by crossing leghorn, rock, and dorkings together. And were popular for a short period early last century.

    So I was wondering if anyone has heard of or seen any of these birds.
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    I just heard they are about extinct, actually, but that's all.
     
  3. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

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    I know they have red earlobes!
     
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    Quote:That information is just more intriguing. Sounds like a perfect, real dual-purpose bird.[​IMG]
     
  5. silkieluvr

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    those sound really interesting, I'd love to see pics!
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Standard Large Fowl Roo from 1934


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    bantam Roo from Jeremy Trost


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    bantam pair from Jeremy Trost



    Thanks Ella: there are some good articles and more pics on feathersite. They say its a cross of a silver grey dorking, white leghorn, and white rock. I think it would be cool to have a silver grey color. Like crossing silver grey dorkings to silver grey leghorns to (not sure what color) Rocks. Interesting looking birds, and seems like good utility birds too.
     
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  7. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Oh wow thanks for the link dangerous chicken. So there are a couple of flocks. [​IMG]

    And a bantam flock too [​IMG]
     

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