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Re: breeding greys

Posted by Lisa on 9/11/07
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    On 9/11/07, Miriam wrote:
    > 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

    Well then I am sorry you did not get pleasure in this case, but try
    helping yourself and perhaps you will become overwhelmed with pleasure.

    Lisa