Anconas

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Picco, Feb 4, 2008.

  1. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really like the look of anconas and would like to get a few. How flighty are they? Exchequer Leghorns are very similar looking, how do they compare?
     
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    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    I had a few from hatchery stock. The roosters are aggressive with other roosters, they are also aggressive breeders (at least the ones I had were). I had two cockerals that would not stay around the house, due to being flighty and non-social. I believe the neighbor took care of one of them and a hawk the other. The ones I had left stayed around my home but terrorized my hens, roosters, and anything else - mass chaos, so they're being prepped for eating. I do have one ancona pullet who's not terribly flighty, she stays around the house with the other chickens. She lays an interesting medium sized white egg with a pronounced "pointy" end.
     

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