Micro Serama Question!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by DrinkTheRainbow, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. DrinkTheRainbow

    DrinkTheRainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know that Micro Seramas will probably not lay eggs and do many stuff that the larger Serama can. How would you be able to breed more of the Micro Serama than the larger Serama?
     
  2. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a micro serama is like, a true midget chicken... seramas have that gene in them, but it's not understood really... i know that some breeding A or B sized seramas can give a micro out of nowhere... they also don't live long... but they are cute... LOL...
     
  3. DrinkTheRainbow

    DrinkTheRainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If I could make a ton of them I would make little things for them to wear lol they would be the cutest:D
     
  4. seramasrus

    seramasrus Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been raising seramas for a year now, and from I have heard from other breeders that they do have them pop up every now and than, is that they have a very short life span, a year if you are lucky. And I haven't heard of any one being able to breed them either. I haven't gotten any yet, but if I do, I just plan on giving mine away to who ever will take them. More than half of A seramas do not reproduce themselves, and that is why most people are breeding the B size. Or mixed A's and B's together if you find some A's that will reproduce.
     
  5. ocseramas

    ocseramas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have had a couple and have a black one now. The last one lived 8 months is all. Grady Taylor has some and has actually been able to breed them and currently has chicks. How they will mature, if they mature, only time will tell.
     
  6. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, Take this with a grain of salt because I can't remember exactly that the serama breeder told me.

    when you breed 2 seramas say size As, the offspring with be either (+ or - %) of the weight, so you could possibly have 20% off on a size A, which makes a micro serama.
    So I have to eggs in the bator that I got from her, and she said they could possibly be mirco, But hopefully not.
     
  7. DrinkTheRainbow

    DrinkTheRainbow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If any of you know or have any that you want to give away talk to me:D I wanna see if I can breed this little cuties:D
     
  8. CrazyChickensEverwhere

    CrazyChickensEverwhere Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shelleyd2008 or something like that has one up for auction right now.
     
  9. BeardedLadyFarm

    BeardedLadyFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Your best bet would be to get a micro cock and put him over a hen that can actually lay. He may just be fertile. I have B's and C's as breeders and I still get micro's and A's on occasion.

    I personally don't care for the micros as they don't often don't thrive, at least not for long.
     
  10. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

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    The little girl I have came from breeding 2 'big' seramas. I have no idea what the A, B, and C weights are, but my friend's birds are all right at or a little over the weight limits for the standard set forth and accepted by the SCNA, APA, and ABA. (she did not come from my flock).
     
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