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Brabanter=Appenzeller?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tellynpeep, Mar 16, 2009.

  1. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Songster

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    Are these two breeds the same, or do they have different origins? I've heard them referred to as Dutch or Swiss, and some sites use the names interchangeably. Thanks!
     

  2. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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  3. tellynpeep

    tellynpeep Songster

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    Thanks. I had seen those sites. My confusion came from a "breeder's" website. It described the Brabanters, and said they were also called Appenzellers. Perhaps I won't purchase from that "breeder"!
     
  4. amazondoc

    amazondoc Cracked Egghead

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    Quote:Good idea! [​IMG]
     
  5. Dandelion007

    Dandelion007 Songster

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    Brabanters are from Belgium. (Very Rare)
    Appenzellers are from Switzerland.

    I just got some young birds of each yesterday.

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  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:Good idea! [​IMG]

    I second that motion! Smart thing to pass it up when breeders use it interchangeably or mixed them up.
     

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