Lamona's Anyone? Wanted-Gainesboro, TN

Discussion in 'Buy Sell Auction - Archives' started by Starwalker Fallen Angel, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. Starwalker Fallen Angel

    Starwalker Fallen Angel Out Of The Brooder

    [​IMG] I am looking for actual Lamona's.

    I know the breeders are supposed to have hidden flocks somewhere or that is a myth. [​IMG]

    It seems to me that they would want to make sure they don't go extinct if they aren't already. [​IMG]

    I read one breeder has created a Bantam variety from the same basics.

    Any info greatly appreciated....Lynne [​IMG]
     
  2. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
    West Michigan
    I read somewhere that they were thought to be extinct, but then two separate flocks were discovered. The owners of those flocks wanted to keep things hush hush while they worked on expanding their bird population. I've not heard/read anything about them since.
     
  3. Starwalker Fallen Angel

    Starwalker Fallen Angel Out Of The Brooder

    Thank you.

    [​IMG] Yet another rare breed for me to find. [​IMG]

    Good thing I love the thrill of the hunt.[​IMG]

    Keep me posted if you find out anything.[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 29, 2009
  4. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Springfield,OR
    we have a breeder here in Oregon that has a HUGE Lamona operation.
    He gave us 30 for a hatching project about 3 yrs ago. Most of all of them hatched.
    They were very pretty birds. [​IMG]
     
  5. Starwalker Fallen Angel

    Starwalker Fallen Angel Out Of The Brooder

    Are they part of the original flocks and if they are will he sell me some eggs?[​IMG]
     
  6. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Springfield,OR
    yea I can call him and let you know by tomorow.
    does that sound ok?
    I will PM you. [​IMG]
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Starwalker Fallen Angel

    Starwalker Fallen Angel Out Of The Brooder

    PERFECT.[​IMG]

    Please tell him I am a private breeder of rare poultry. I do not sell eggs or birds. They are my own personal flocks. I breed for preservation.[​IMG]
     
  8. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Springfield,OR
    I guess I was wrong and I do apologize to you all. [​IMG]
    I called him and he has not lamonas but Lomans. sounds the same but i guess this is a bird that is a amazing egg layer but not much is known about it.

    I agreed to get 2 dozen eggs from him at $10/doz so if you guys are still interested I can mail them to you, I will just get the shipping to add to it, if not, I guess I will hatch them myself.

    Sorry about the confusion. I swore he said Lamona because when the babies hatched they looked exactly like them.

    Take care guys!
     
  9. MichiganWoods

    MichiganWoods DD (Artistic Digital Diva)

    Oct 6, 2008
    West Michigan
    No worries. With a breed that rare, I was surprised to see someone had some they were offering.

    What exactly do they look like? The ones he has that you hatched. Were they white eggs? Lamonas were meant to be a dual purpose bird but weren't the greatest layers. They fall/fell under the "fair" category for that.
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2009
  10. Tsagirl

    Tsagirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 9, 2007
    Springfield,OR
    Yea they have brown and white eggs...so I decided to get brown.

    what a dork I am.

    guess I have lots of eggs to hatch now. LOL! [​IMG]

    They are wonderful egg layers he said and they are white birds, though they hatch kinda yellowish.

    Hmmmmmm....guess I better read up before I speak. [​IMG]
     

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