adding to flock, help me choose a breed!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by mdbucks, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    Before you start first some rules:

    1st NO silly comments Please

    I only want REAL chickens

    REAL=NO silkes or bantums

    I would prefer a heritage breed see ALBC

    I would also prefer a breed on the critical list, because I would like to help preserve a nice breed

    I want an american breed

    I also would like a bird that is not mostly white

    I want it to lay brown eggs

    Please dont recommend cross breeds, if I wanted mutts I would go to the dog pound!!

    ANY sujestions ????

    Thanks for your help
     
  2. peeps7

    peeps7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ummm, what do you have already? You could do domething like pendesencas, marans, or welsummers. Not american but they fit everything else.
     
  3. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Nope.... notta one

    NO wait ..............


    How bout a purple chicken? I know where you can find one REAL cheap, but I think its a ROO, and a silkie (really really small bantam)- so I dunno - do you MIND having Roo eggs or do you only want Hen eggs? On second thoughts, I don't think the purple chicken is pure, I think he's a MUTT.

    NEVER MIND...........
     
  4. Chellester

    Chellester Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Delawares meets your criteria, except for being mostly white.

    If you can find some with a lot of black on them as well, then it would fit your criteria perfectly.
     
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  5. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    (terilacy - hey your post disapeared!!!)

    Never mind about the purple chicken, I looked it up on line and its a VERY tiny bantam breed with a hairy back!
     
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  6. mdbucks

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    Quote:I thought delawares were mostly white??


    Why even post if you just want to be silly???
     
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    delawares sound good. I am gettin a buckeye delaware and domonique because i like heritage breeds.

    henry
     
  8. mdbucks

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    Quote:Sorry for my comment I was typing while you were editing, maybe I could feed them lots of razzberries and thier feathers would turn red eventually, but razzberries are expensive [​IMG] anyone know where I can buy razzberries in bulk would this work.
     
  9. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Dunno? Is this a trick question...?
     
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

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    Quote:Oh PLEEEEZE, just dye them - you know I saw that "just for men" hair stuff in your bathroom, just rinse a chicken in a little of that and it will be just FINE
     

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