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PostPosted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:25 pm 
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Can't understand why they're not popular - they're instantly eye-catching. So are Vorwerks. When I was in the UK last year I saw Vorwerks out on the green grass at someone's farm and it was love at first sight (for me anyway - can't speak for the Vorwerks).

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:35 pm 
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Lovely lovely birds - thanks for sharing Henk69. :thumbs:
Now about that import syndicate..... :bounce:
or do I have to move to Europe???!!!!!!!!!!! :| :shock:


You can have matching Lakenvelder cattle & goats, too !! :shock:

Do a Google search for "Lakevelder images" & you'll see what I mean.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 5:28 pm 
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I am in the process of creating buff/blue Columbian and Red/blue Columbian Orpingtons from a few recessive lemons and buff/Blue Columbians from a white rooster to white hens. One of the pullets had a striking fully black collar on a red body with black wing-tips and tail. I saw the Vorwerks on the cover of the UK Poultry magazine and decided I would create Vorwerk marked Orpingtons as they are just so striking. I am hatching chicks out now and am hoping to get a few well marked offspring from her. Unfortunately the hen died unexpectedly from rooster-sustained injuries which I didn't notice until it was too late. So I may have a few chicks with the Vorwerk pattern developing, although it is only the Columbian collar and not all the way up from the shoulders to the top of the head, although a very broad collar. They are striking birds and if I do get the correct markings and colour maybe the chicks can be used to further the development of Orpingtons as well as real Vorwerks.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:44 am 
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i so want these chookies on the import list they are gorgeous!!! i'll be waiting for these.

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:56 pm 
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These are listed in an upcoming auction. Do they really exist in Australia? Imported? Created?


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 12:39 pm 
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I read in the gatherings that Vorwerks will be at the Camperdown VIC auction


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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 2:31 pm 
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sue55 wrote:
These are listed in an upcoming auction. Do they really exist in Australia? Imported? Created?

They are in Australia now thanks to Avgen.

I really want some but I still can't afford to buy them directly from Avgen, maybe in a few years when they are more widespread (I hope!).


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 4:02 pm 
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As Azira said - they've now successfully been imported. The ones you see in an auction have a decent chance of being the real thing.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 01, 2017 7:15 pm 
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Good to see them in Australia, would love to see them in person, and they would certainly be out of my pocket money range :roll: .


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:39 pm 
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A breeder in Grafton has Vorwerk fertile eggs for sale @ $150 a dozen.


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PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:43 pm 
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Excllent ...any further information would be greatfully recieved:)


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:17 pm 
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The only contact details I have are via facebook - have messaged her for phone/email for you. Will pm you when I get them.


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PostPosted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:19 pm 
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pm sent


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:19 pm 
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Hi ...no PM received? Will try PM' ing you. :)


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