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How NOT to help the Ameraucana/Americana/EE issue/cause

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SusanJoM, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Songster

    So, this morning I was at the feed store browsing the cages of chickens that were available for purchase. I was looking at a very pretty EE hen. She look for all the world like a Salmon Faverolle with a dusty colored muff and slate colored legs; I forget what her comb was. Anyway, I said to no one in particular: "pretty bird", and the worker on the other side of the cage piped up: "she's an Americana".

    Well, I should have bitten my tongue, or I should have said "why do you think so?" but instead I said (not aggressively, mind you): "no she's not".

    Ouch....
    Then the conversation went like this:

    "yes she is"
    "no she isn't"
    "yes she is"
    "no she isn't"....

    until he walked off in a huff.....

    I think my diplomacy skills need some work.....

    Susan
     
  2. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

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    No they don't.
     
  3. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    Yes, they do. [​IMG]
     
  4. Cabe

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    No, they don't.
     
  5. SusanJoM

    SusanJoM Songster

    Youse guys are hysterical !!!!!

    Susan
     
  6. Cabe

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    No, we're not.
     
  7. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing Premium Member

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    Oh my..I have had so many of those conversations. [​IMG] I think I've just about given up hope on educating the world. Hatcheries have really messed this up, haven't they?

    Jody
     
  8. Chirpy

    Chirpy Balderdash

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    Yes we are.
     
  9. chickenandabiscuit

    chickenandabiscuit In the Brooder

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    Ha! Funny stuff:lol:
    I think they got you good Susan!
     
  10. OrpingtonDad

    OrpingtonDad In the Brooder

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    Too funny! [​IMG]
     

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