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RE: Okeetee Subclasses?

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Posted by: AaronBayer at Fri Jun 6 14:39:00 2014  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by AaronBayer ]  
   

I don't know that there are different classes of Okeetees.

There are a few true Okeetee locale animals that actually originated from animals from the hunt club and have never had any other blood introduced... so true 100% Okeetee corns. Some of these have bright colors and thick black borders while others leave a little to be desired.

There are Okeetee phase corns that are just generally great looking natural type corns that have been selectively bred to have the traits of prized Okeetee locale animals (thick black borders, bright orange ground color, glowing yellow throat, deep red saddles, and checkerboard belly. Some of these might have actual Okeetee locale blood in them, but there are Okeetee looking corns from all over the corns range so various locales have been used.

some common examples are Abbott, Love, and Extreme. I personally like the Abbotts versions the best, though I think the Extremes usually have crazy thick black borders that most people love.

plus, you have breeders/sellers that will call any normal corn by any name in order to make a buck.

the best you can do is find quality breeders and buy directly from them. Also ask to see photos of the parents... any good breeder will provide them. Do not buy from pet stores, whole selles, reptile shops, etc... unless they breed there own animals because you have no way of knowing what you will get (babies changing colors as they grow)

you can always look for adults that have already developed wonderful coloration, but expect to pay double (possibly triple) the cost of a baby.


   

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