Araucana people...What combo to choose??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BUG126, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. BUG126

    BUG126 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are going to buy a breeding pair of Araucanas this weekend! (shhh....hubby doesn't know) The lady has asked me these questions..."Would your daughter prefer a tailed or rumpless rooster? A tailed or rumpless hen? (The most fertile combination is a tailed rooster paired with a rumpless hen, or rumpless rooster paired with a tailed hen -- either combination will produce about 1/2 tailed and 1/2 rumpless offspring). Does she want them to carry the gene for ear-tufts?" AHHH!! I dont know! What are everyone's opinions. Here is her website http://www.araucanasonline.com/
     
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  2. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi there,

    Small world, eh?

    Sorry to boggle you, LOL. If you are taking 4 roosters, I'll try to get you some of everything. If you plan to breed them I'd be happy to give breeding advice! If you'd like I can cage them all together, and we can talk about it and I can help you choose which ones when you arrive.

    When would you like to pick them up? I just sent you an email before I decided to come visit BYC, LOL.
     
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  3. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    LOL Bug, you're in good hands with Anne. [​IMG] She'll take good care of you and wouldn't lead you the wrong way. From one araucana person to another. [​IMG]

    Jody
     
  4. Anne

    Anne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Awww, thanks Jody. [​IMG]
     
  5. BUG126

    BUG126 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:LOL! its alright, I'm easily boggled [​IMG] I will bring my daughter with me when we get them, she is so excited. Hopefully hubby will be too [​IMG]
     
  6. BUG126

    BUG126 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Good to know! We got "Americanas" this spring, of course, they are really EE. My daughter was pretty upset over it. Hopefully have some real Araucana's will make her feel better.
     

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