Breeding True Ameraucanas and knowing a good one when you see it!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by LeBlackbird, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. NYREDS

    NYREDS Crowing

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    You state leg colour is "not extremely important" but leg colour foreign to that described for breed & variety is a disqualification.
    Also, as to "leakage" in black birds many breeders of black varieties will use a male with red or yellow in the hackle to maintain sheen in female offspring. It is a D/Q but breeding considerations & show considerations aren't always the same.
    A lopped pea comb is a D/Q, not a defect. I find nothing in the Standard that refers to small combs in hens being a defect. Your description of female lobe colour also isn't consistent with the Standard description.
     
  2. Doublete

    Doublete Songster

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    I know this is an old post but I want to mark it for myself
     

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