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#1 Islandsun

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 08:00 AM

Shetland hens are said to be a strain developed from crosses between South American Araucanas and local fowl hence a tappit on the head and the blue green eggs. If I repeat such a mating can I sell the pullets as Shetlands?

#2 Muckle Oxters

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 10:52 AM

I suggest dat you dunna repeat da mating - try gettin da hens tae dae it ;-)



#3 Frances144

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Posted 16 October 2019 - 10:57 AM

Interesting, talk to Croft Trail wife on Burra. She is very knowledgable.



#4 Islandsun

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Posted 17 October 2019 - 07:30 AM

I suggest dat you dunna repeat da mating - try gettin da hens tae dae it ;-)

Nice one.

Good idea Frances

Edited by Islandsun, 17 October 2019 - 07:32 AM.