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Marans... Not APA Approved???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by PepsNick, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    I am yet to get my SOP book (currently working on my own SOP [​IMG]) and read today that Marans aren't APA approved??? I had no idea! [​IMG] Why not? Hopefully I'll be getting them in the Spring, but I'm so mad about this!
     
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Huh????? Last time I remember, the breeders were working on it. But they SHOULD be APA approved!
     
  3. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    There should be an organization for approving them! [​IMG]
     
  4. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No as of now they are not. I think the Black coppers may be approved in Feb sometime of this year. The wheatens will probably be next in line. I'm not sure after that.
     
  5. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Quote:[​IMG] I sure hope so! So Marans are like Wyandottes- all approved separately?? [​IMG]

    edited for typos
     
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  6. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Well they better HURRY up for the next publication, which I hope not too long of a time!
     
  7. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Quote:Yep! Tick, tock, tick, tock... [​IMG] When was the last one, 2001 or something?
     
  8. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It takes a long time to get a new breed into the Standard: the minimum is 5 years. Once included, it is not quite so difficult to get different varieties included, but it still takes a lot of time to get those new varities up to a Standard where they can be shown. Also, without the numbers it is simply impossible.
     
  9. PepsNick

    PepsNick Back to Business

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    Quote:Well what year did they come to the US?
     
  10. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    And they really need to update the Welsummer part......it is somewhat vague.
     

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