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Bad Primate Breeders?

Peacefulward
Honorable Member Pats Friends

When you look at any site or FB group selling exotic animals, you're guaranteed to see one of these guys selling their baby marmosets:

The Monkey Whisperer
Poggi's Animal House

I've heard neither are respected or known as good breeders in the primate community, their monkeys are overpriced and misrepresented, and sold to pretty much anyone.

Do any of you here have experience with them?

3 Dogs, 2 horses, 1 donkey, ducks, chickens, and a coatimundi currently

Exotic "wishlist": red fox, gray fox, bat eared fox, mink, sand cat, owl (any species).

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Topic starter Posted : August 12, 2017 8:17 am
TurkRoach
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I am not experiences with them but I gotta say that they are the loudest marmoset sellers I ever saw.

Bora Kalem

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Posted : August 14, 2017 3:37 pm
naja-naja
Reputable Member

I don't know about Poggi, I've seen his site and he has multiple other exotics, including a leopard, that all seem well taken care of.

The breeder i've heard most good things aboout is Omar Villareal, out of TX

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Posted : November 16, 2017 10:18 am
Peacefulward
Honorable Member Pats Friends

Poggi takes good care of his animals, he just sells his monkeys to uneducated people and lies about them to get people to buy them; saying stuff like "marmosets are great with kids", calling them finger monkeys, saying you can keep them in ferret cages, etc.

3 Dogs, 2 horses, 1 donkey, ducks, chickens, and a coatimundi currently

Exotic "wishlist": red fox, gray fox, bat eared fox, mink, sand cat, owl (any species).

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Topic starter Posted : November 19, 2017 9:10 am
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