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Suki

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Re: Possible Columbian Project
« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2020, 06:23:27 PM »
nice boy Steve.  So this is your 3rd gen ?  Keep up the good work.


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Re: Possible Columbian Project
« Reply #31 on: October 14, 2020, 04:56:48 PM »
Steve,

I really like the progress you have made with the Columbian. I think I'm liking them. Well done.

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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #32 on: December 04, 2021, 12:28:38 PM »
Here's a few updated photos of my project.

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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #33 on: December 04, 2021, 12:58:45 PM »
They are certainly coming along Steve.   Are you making any plans for Standard recognition on these?   If so, when will you start sharing stock in order to meet those five year requirements?
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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #34 on: December 05, 2021, 03:10:24 AM »
Michael, I have decided to share chicks and hatching eggs in 2022.   I have no idea about seeking recognition.  If enough people fancy them, maybe.   I'm not out to push it.  I bred the birds for my own personal enjoyment because it's my favorite color of chicken.  If it becomes a popular variety, I'd be happy.  If not a single person wants them and I'm the only person who keeps this variety, I'd still be happy.

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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #35 on: December 05, 2021, 08:35:35 AM »
Steve, I like your attitude.   Congrats on doing a fine job.    I feel the same way about my LF Brown Reds. 
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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #36 on: December 05, 2021, 08:59:29 PM »
Great progress, Steve!  I've really enjoyed seeing your photos.  Beautiful birds!  My bantam project is coming along.  I'm small scale so progress is slow.  However, I am corresponding with a young man in Kentucky who shares the Columbian project interest.  He and I plan to exchange birds early spring.  We are hopeful these birds will enhance our breeding projects for 2022.
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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #37 on: December 06, 2021, 09:07:12 AM »
Johnny, your bird looks more like Light (like Steve's LF) than Columbian due to the lack of saddle striping.   Do you happen to know if your birds are based on brown (eb)  or wheaten (eWh)?     Lights are based on wheaten, and Columbians are based on brown.
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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #38 on: January 04, 2022, 01:30:19 PM »
Johnny, I am glad to hear you're still going with the bantams and have found somebody to work on them with you.  Keep us posted how it goes.

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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #39 on: May 28, 2022, 03:35:10 PM »
Very nice face on one of my pullet growouts.

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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #40 on: October 27, 2022, 02:00:44 PM »
Here's a pic of one of my keeper cockerels from this year.

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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #41 on: November 04, 2022, 08:04:26 AM »
I'm always excited to see the progress of your birds.  They are coming along nicely.  Stay encouraged and keep up the good work.
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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #42 on: November 07, 2022, 07:36:22 PM »
Looking good Steve
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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #43 on: June 29, 2023, 12:33:24 AM »
Here's some pics from growouts from this year.  Still a work in progress. 

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Re: Light Ameraucana Project
« Reply #44 on: June 29, 2023, 03:04:20 PM »
Steve, I like the wideset legs and small comb on that last cockerel photo.   Which areas do you feel still need quite a bit of improvement?  Is anyone else working on these now?
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