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After more than 500 years of living in their native country, Swedish flower hens were recently imported into the United States for the first time, giving America's poultry hobbyists a new and beautiful breed of chicken.  You can learn more about these birds here and here.


http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q204/kimera1/Blommehen.jpg

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post #2 of 10178

What a lovely and stately looking bird.
The Swedish Flower.
I am going to read the info now.
thank you.

beth

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They only got to the US last month?
Wow!
does non-aggressive mean docile or friendly?

beth

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They're mellow, not hyper, easy-going birds.

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They're beautiful, and congrats on sucessfully navigating the import regs!!

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~Gail~ My 2003 Mid-Life Crisis:  My small backyard flock of Bantams:  Coopa Cabana Cochins!  In 2013, my focus will be to continue working to improve my Golden Laced Bantam Cochins - the Midas Project!
Got Cochins?  Want Cochins?  Check out the
2012 Cochin Breeders Directory!
NPIP #84-111.  Member ABA; Cochins International; Rocky Mountain Feather Fanciers.

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Thanks.  A few more pics of some young adults:

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q204/kimera1/DSC_0326.jpg

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q204/kimera1/DSC_0271-1.jpg

http://i137.photobucket.com/albums/q204/kimera1/DSC_0319.jpg

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Oh great! Another gorgeous breed to lust after! Thanks!  wink

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"Live and learn from fools and from sages" ~ Aerosmith
Black & Blue Copper Marans, and one Wheaten ~ White, Partridge & BBS Silkies
Member of:  ASBC

 

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post #8 of 10178

how, many lines did you import ?

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Fundy Poultry - Breeding pure utility Large Fowl Welsummers,Light Sussex, and more breeds in 2014/2015.  We breed poultry the way farmers bred them hundreds of years ago. When you buy chicks,started birds, or adults from us they will be productive.

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Gorgeous birds! What other breed would you compare their size to?

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OMG! Those birds are gorgeous!

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