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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by spoolin, Apr 23, 2009.

  1. spoolin

    spoolin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    someone told me they are selling a parir of seramas. but i dont know if they are "true" seramas, so what should i be looking for to see if they are pure bred?
     
  2. spoolin

    spoolin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i really need to k now guys, just some things that stand out.
     
  3. moosenbudda

    moosenbudda Out Of The Brooder

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    go to mypetchicken.com and they have a breed list . hope that helps
     
  4. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    High set tail, short legs, near vertical wing carriage, single comb, and small. [​IMG]
     
  5. pascopol

    pascopol Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Watch out, there is very few pure Seramas in US, most were mixed with OEG's or Japs.

    Since Seramas attract lots of new chicken enthusiasts, lots of dishonest scammers are taking advantage of the gullible.

    Since Seramas are not a recognized breed in US yet, there is no standart.

    So if somebody tries to sell you "show quality Seramas" beware.

    There are 2 leading breeders in US (Louisiana and Wisconsin) who both claim their Seramas are the "true ones".

    Also be aware that Serama eggs ship very poorly, most of Serama sellers will not tell you that.
     
  6. spoolin

    spoolin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these are the "seramas" the guy is trying to sell me,
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    are they seramas?
     
  7. spoolin

    spoolin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so are they seramas?
     
  8. MoodyChicken

    MoodyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    poor quality but yes. they are too large, but size isn't necessarily genetic. How much is he asking? If more than $10 a piece I don't think they're worth it.
     
  9. ~SunSetsWest~

    ~SunSetsWest~ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is the pair a recently got

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  10. Ondra's Seramas

    Ondra's Seramas Drowning in Seramas

    Feb 19, 2009
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    Quote:Watch out, there is very few pure Seramas in US, most were mixed with OEG's or Japs.

    Since Seramas attract lots of new chicken enthusiasts, lots of dishonest scammers are taking advantage of the gullible.

    Since Seramas are not a recognized breed in US yet, there is no standart.

    So if somebody tries to sell you "show quality Seramas" beware.

    There are 2 leading breeders in US (Louisiana and Wisconsin) who both claim their Seramas are the "true ones".

    Also be aware that Serama eggs ship very poorly, most of Serama sellers will not tell you that.

    Actually there ARE quite a few seramas that have not been crossed in the US. And there IS a standard, but the APA/ABA have not accepted it yet. http://scnaonline.org/standards_and_judging.php
     

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