Ameraucana Breeders Club Archives

The following documents are from the collection of previous Amerauana Breeders Club (and Ameraucana Bantam Club) bulletins. The high points, or articles of historical significance, are listed for each bulletin for ease in research.

  • 1979 - Vol I
    • Issue 1
      • Guidelines for submission to ABA for Standard
      • First Election Results
      • “Dwarfing the American Araucana” – by Jerry Segler
    • Issue 2
      • Nomination of First District Directors
      • First Ameraucana Bantam Standard
      • “Breeding White and Silver Ameraucana Bantams” – by Jerry Segler
      • 1979 Membership Roster - Charter Members
    • Issue 3
      • “Muff and Beards Genetics and Application” – Mike Gilbert
    • Issue 4
      • 1979 Election Results
      • “Shank Color in Ameraucana Bantams” – Mike Gilbert
      • First ABA Ameraucana Qualifying Meet Results
  • 1980 - Vol II
    • Issue 1
      • “Producing Black and Blue Varieties of Ameraucana Bantams” – by Jerry Segler, Sr
      • From the Backyard Flock - Whole Oats
    • Issue 2
      • Nomination of First District Directors
      • “Under the Mulberry Tree” – by Don Cable
      • Acceptance into ABA
      • 1980 Breeders Directory
    • Issue 3
      • “Wheaten Ameraucana Bantams” – Don Cable
    • Issue 4
      • 1980 and first National Meet
      • “Ameraucana Type” – Mike Gilbert
  • 1981 - Vol III
    • Issue 1
      • “The Blue Egg” – by Don Cable
    • Issue 2
      • What Do You Feed Your Ameraucana Bantams?
      • “Under the Mulberry Tree” – by Don Cable
      • 1981 Breeders Directory
    • Issue 3
      • “Blue Wheaten and White Ameraucana” – by Mike Gilbert
      • “Self Selective Breeding - Part I” – by John Fugate
    • Issue 4
      • 1982-83 Election Results
      • “Developing Head Points” – by Don Cable
      • “Self Selective Breeding - Part II” – by John Fugate
  • 1982 - Vol IV
    • Issue 1
      • “Non-Specific Enteritis - Part I” – by Jerry Segler
      • 1982 National Report
    • Issue 2
      • “Non-Specific Enteritis - Part II” – by Jerry Segler
      • “That Marginal Bird” – by Don Cable
      • 1982 Breeders Directory
    • Issue 3
      • ABA Standard - Color of Male and Female by Variety
      • “Preparing Bantams for Table” – by Jerry Segler
    • Issue 4
      • Progress on APA Recognition
      • “Those Other Birds” – by Don Cable
  • 1983 - Vol V
    • Issue 1
      • ABA Proposals for New Varieties
      • "Natural Light" - by Don Cable
    • Issue 2
      • 1983 Breeders Directory
    • Issue 3
      • "The Buff Ameraucana Bantam" = by John Fugate
    • Issue 4
      • 1983 National Meet
      • Bi-Annual Members Meeting Minutes
      • "Another Look at Wheaten" = by Don Cable
  • 1984 - Vol VI
    • Issue 1
      • Photos from 1983 National
    • Issue 2
      • “Larn "em to eat 'Maters” – by John Fugate
      • “Silver, Light Brown, and Golden Ameraucanas” – by John Fugate
      • 1984 Breeders Directory
    • Issue 3
      • "The Salmon Ameraucana" = by John Fugate
      • Color Breeding
      • "Ranging Bantams" = by Don Cable
    • Issue 4
      • 1984 National Meet
      • “Breeding Problems” – by Don Cable
  • 1985 - Vol VII
    • Issue 1
      • Don Cable Resigns
      • 1984 National Meet
  • 1986 - Vol VIII
    • Issue 1
      • Logo Contest Winner
      • 1986 Breeders Directory
    • Issue 2
      • Ameraucana Bantam Club renamed Ameraucana Breeders Club
      • Board Intros
        • Tom Lippincott – Central District Director
        • Jeanne Trent – Secretary-Treasurer
  • 1988 - Vol X
    • Issue 4
      • Election Commissioner’s Report
      • Ten Year Club Anniversary
  • 1989 - Vol XI
    • Issue 1
      • “Sierra Slope” – Club History by Don Cable
      • “How Can I Increase the Vitality of My Flock” – by John Blehm
      • “Backyard Genetics” – by Jerry Segler
      • “Why Have Poultry Breeders Club and Shows” – by Elva Hemphill
    • Issue 2
      • “Sierra Slope – Part II ” – Club History by Don Cable
      • “Should we give more consideration to Junior Exhibitors?” – by Elva Hemphill
      • “Capillary Worms” – by Tom Lippincott
      • Large Fowl Ameraucanas Standard of Perfection
    • Issue 3
      • “A Common Sense Approach to Fertility and Hatchability” – Mike Gilbert
    • Issue 4
      • Minutes from 1989 Annual Member’s Meeting
      • 1989 National
  • 1990 - Vol XII
    • Issue 1
      • New PO Ruling – Mailing Live Poultry
      • “Wheaten Update” – by Don Cable
      • “Breeding Ameraucanas” – by John Blehm
      • Letter to Hatcheres – by Jeanne Trent
      • 1990 ABC Membership Roster
    • Issue 3
      • “Preparing for Show” – by Don Cable
      • “Ameraucana Type” – by Mike Gilbert
      • “Hard Questions from a Burned out Member”
    • Issue 4
      • Progress report on variety development – bantam whites – by Jerry Segler
      • Progress report on variety development – lf wheaten, blue wheaten, brown red, and buff – by Mike Gilbert
  • 1992 - Vol XIV
    • Issue 1
      • “Control of mice in bird pens” – by Terry Hunter Minot
      • “Incubation” – Excerpt from Poultry Press
  • 1993 - Vol XV
    • Issue 1
      • Progress report on variety development – buff – by Jerry Segler
  • 2006 - Vol XXVI
    • Issue 1
      • Minutes from 2006 Annual Members Meeting
      • 2006 National
  • 2007 - Vol XXVII
    • Issue 1
      • “Wheaten Ameraucana Bantams” – by Don Cable (reprint from 1982 Handbook)
      • “National Animal Identification System” – by Michael Muenks
    • Issue 2
      • “Show Prep Detail” – by Don Cable (Reprint from 1998 Handbook)
      • New Ameraucana Varieties - Black and Blue Gold
      • “Random thoughts and Recollections” – by Don Cable
    • Issue 3
      • “Life Under the Animal ID System” – Cheryl M. Eggers
    • Issue 4
      • "A Mixed Bag" - by Don Cable
      • "Ameraucana Points of Consideration" - by Mike Gilbert
      • 2007 National Roundup
  • 2008 - Vol XXVIII
    • Issue 1
      • “Mottled/Exchequer Ameraucanas” – by Rose Konold
      • “The Art of Cage Training” – by Patty Pickard
      • “History of the Ameraucana Breed and the Ameraucana Breeders Club” – compiled by Richard Orr
    • Issue 2
      • Black Gold Proposed Variety Standard
      • "Egg Color and Breed Development" by Mike Gilbert (Reprint from 2001 Bulletin)
    • Issue 3
      • “That Marginal Bird” – by Don Cable (Reprint from earlier bulletin)
    • Issue 4
      • "Larn 'em to Eat 'Maters" - by John Fugate (Reprint from 1984 Bulletin)
      • "Breeding for the Finer Points - Eye Color" - by Mike Gilbert
      • 2008 National