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Re: breeding greys

Posted by Miriam on 9/10/07
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    On 9/10/07, Lisa wrote:
    > On 9/10/07, Miriam wrote:
    >> On 9/10/07, Lisa wrote:
    >>> does anyone know if there is a higher demand for congos or
    >>> timnehs? I know congos are slightly superior and cost a
    >>> little more than timnehs, I'm trying to decide which one
    >>> to begin breeding with. thx
    >>
    >>
    >> Lisa, I can tell you are inexperienced when you make a
    >> comment saying that Congos are superior to the Timneh.
    >> As a breeder of both of these birds I can ASSURE you that
    > the
    >> Congo is in no way superior to the Timneh. They are just
    > two
    >> different sub species and BOTH have their redeeming
    > qualities.
    >> I can tell you this, and this is only my opinion, the Timneh
    >> is far less neurotic than the Congo.
    >>
    >> If this is your first attempt at breeding any bird, I would
    >> tell you that you are in for the ride of your life. Greys
    >> are not "starter" birds when it comes to breeding.
    >
    > Superior can also refer to the size, or in this case, the
    > coloring of the bird as well. Everywhere I have read, and from
    > personal experience, the Congos are generally larger than the
    > timnehs. Aditionally, timnehs, are generally darker than the
    > Congos, and do not have bright red tails. Yes, I could have
    > worded it differently if I wanted to, but please do not my
    > judge my breeding skills based on your synonym-knowing skills,
    > thanks!
    > Any answers pertaining directly to my original question
    > would be greatly appreciated! thx

    Well, Lisa, since you seem to be "superior" than those of us who
    have done this for years, I guess I'll just leave your novice
    attitude to those that are more willing to put up with your
    inexperienced and haughty tone.
    And by the way, honey, get a Thesaurus and learn to word your
    questions more accurately with a more appropriate choice of words.
    Also if you're going to use upper case in Congo, Timneh should
    also receive the same respect. Also, there are two d's
    in "additionally."
    That's all and good luck. You're going to need it.