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Re: breeding greys

Posted by Miriam on 9/11/07
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    On 9/10/07, Lisa wrote:
    > On 9/10/07, Miriam wrote:
    >> 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.
    >>
    >>
    > Yes, since I am superior, please leave my attitude and haughty
    > tone to others, it would be greatly appreciated. Oh, and don't
    > worry, I used spell check this time, thanks so much for your input.


    You're most welcome. I'm always pleased when I can help the ignorant
    and uneducated.

    Miriam