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#114869 - 09/28/15 06:01 PM 10 + years with dutch
bkauz Offline

Registered: 10/31/11
Posts: 21
Loc: MI
after 10 years of hanging out in the shadows breeding small numbers around 50 or so chicks a year ive decided to start selling some of my surplus birds ive exclusiveley used birds direct from lejean marshall year after year he has giving me 100% access to any of his birds also being a great mentor and also a great friend ive learned more from him then one could grasp i always leave his house with more questions i wish id have asked but theres always next time back to the reason for the post after 10 years i think ive bred my style of dutch that i like so im ready to come out of the shadows as of right now i have a old light brown cock from lejean that is extremeley dark mahogony in the hackle and saddle so im using him on some blue light browns to darking up the hackle in the coming months i'll be posting pics also im not sure if theres a club stiil but id love to join if anyone has info

#114873 - 09/30/15 11:24 AM Re: 10 + years with dutch [Re: bkauz]
coopmaster Offline

Registered: 05/28/14
Posts: 21
Loc: Montana, US
Dutch Bantam Society, Jerrod Alcaida, Sec/Treas, DBS
10814 131st ST NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98329

Have to look up Society website address, with membership applocation.

L Marshall has some of the best Dutch available. However, breeding DARK to get an intermediate hackle color is not the best way. You will get better results by always using correct color or pattern with the ones you want to improve.--without adding genes of a color you do not want to express. It is a never ending and great project to continue to work with a breed and its varieties!! (I have more than 25 years with Dutch,and now only keep and breed Mille Fleur and Cream Mille Fleur Dutch. LeJean has my last BLB and LB males--from imported very good birds, as well as his own good lines of early US Dutch!)

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