Does anyone know where i can get some of those austrailian chickenegg?

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by angelmarie, Jun 19, 2008.

  1. angelmarie

    angelmarie Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    I saw the post where everyone was trying to figure them out and i'm cravin' them now, [​IMG] so anyone have a clue where you can get them???
  2. lemurchaser

    lemurchaser Songster

    Apr 11, 2008
    Corvallis, OR
    Are you serious?

    Have you looked into what it takes to care for them? I believe they are aerial insectivores, which means you need a proper flight cage big enough for them to catch bugs in the air. They are wild birds and fly, so they won't hang around like chickens.
  3. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * You mean the Frogmouth whatchamacallit non-chicken-looking chickens?????
  4. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    i agree.. I found them very interesting as i have never seen one before. Or heard of it at that.and wouldn't mind having some around here if i had enough space.. only place i would know to get them.. Is probably australia.where then they would MOST likely cost a lot.

    EDIT:.. also i think frogmouths are owls aren't they? ;o
    Last edited: Jun 19, 2008
  5. AussieSharon

    AussieSharon Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    Unless you are a zoo you probably have no hope of getting them. It's illegal to keep them as pets, even in Australia.
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I can't imagine wanting any of those around....they are about the creepiest thing I've ever seen!!
  7. A Carolina Chick

    A Carolina Chick Songster

    Apr 16, 2008
    They made my skin crawl!!! [​IMG]
  8. Broke Down Ranch

    Broke Down Ranch Songster

    Apr 18, 2007
    nevermind - I found them
    Last edited: Jun 20, 2008
  9. angelmarie

    angelmarie Songster

    Jun 3, 2008
    lol well the odd and unusal is kind of my schtick, o well mayb i can breed something new............... But those were really pretty
  10. therealsilkiechick

    therealsilkiechick ShowGirl Queen

    Jul 18, 2007
    Northwestern, pa
    u would have to have an exotic liceanse for something like that to have it here and if it is illegal there to own them it definately would be here too. those r not native to the u.s. it gets to cold here unless it was in a proper zoo habitat specially designed for them there for their specific species and care, they would never survive here.

    also it would be illegal to import and export the birds, babies and ANY eggs for them, it would be considered a international offence for smuggleing from another country into the u.s. . they r really unique i loved seeing pics of them too but they need to stay in austrailia. [​IMG]

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