Australorps Breeding for SOP and Exhibition Thread

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the SOP' started by ronott1, May 3, 2014.

  1. chickisoup

    chickisoup one Blessed chicki Premium Member


  2. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

    The difference between Hatchery and Breeder is striking Right?
  3. RattlesnakeRidgeWV

    RattlesnakeRidgeWV Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 27, 2011
    Hedgesville, WV
    You betch ya!
  4. chickisoup

    chickisoup one Blessed chicki Premium Member

    Last edited: Jun 29, 2014
  5. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm in Centre Rawdon, NS, happy with 5 hens at SOP with itty-bitty flaws, noting to stop from breeding them. What I lack is rooster at SOP, so breedng mine now is not a great idea. I would love to have some htching eggs or how quality juveniles, from eastern Canada or NE states ( this would require vet certification to enter Canada), and I bet all of you know how hard it is to find compatible birds with health verification *and* bred to SOP.[​IMG]
  6. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

    Thank you for the pictures.

    I hope you find someone that can help you.
  7. Windy Bay Farm

    Windy Bay Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2013
    Nova Scotia, Canada
    Hi Lynne ! It's your friend down here in Yarmouth ! Glad to see you on here :)
  8. bonnylass79

    bonnylass79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 5, 2009
    Central Florida
    I'm assuming you are or know Linda Pattison? I think she posted those same pictures on Facebook. ;)
  9. huppfarm

    huppfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Most Folks, meaning the general public, (not serious breeders) are so used to seeing a MurryMcMurry Mutt, they are not sure what real Australorps look like.
    This is the best that Ive raised so far in the last say 15 years, but still no comparison to the beauts in Australia!
    We here in America need to pich in and get some DNA from those folks so we here can have the actual correct traits and characteristics of those "Down Under"! I'M willing to contribute! as this is my breed of choice.
  10. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes. on Facebook I am and very happy to friend fellow breeders- one from NS is in this thread too, hello Anthony! . Hupp Aussies are gorgeous and I know you don't ship eggs theough USPS, and I have bitten my lip so may times there is a permanent crease therebecause your work really glows. . Jim Hall, whom you know is in the picture too. We are so very serious about improving the breed, there is nothing frivolous and the NPIP program is vital, unless some top breeders can figure another way of shipping eggs with a vet certificate. I don't like the idea of shipping live birds, it may be that some of us will have to travel to the USA and negotiate some show-quality birds, esp juveniles, to drive home in air-conditioned comfort. We are especially in need of splendid roosters! Its going to take time, but gosh we need your help or all we will see here is utility strains.

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