can n e one tell me about crevecours?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by paduanchook, Jan 24, 2008.

  1. paduanchook

    paduanchook Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    McDavid Florida
    im thinking of raising this breed since it seems 2 b so picky bcuz of my kids.....can n e one tell me sumthin about them?[​IMG]
  2. Fancy Feather Poultry

    Fancy Feather Poultry Cooped Up

    May 30, 2007
    1.) Welcome to BYC!

    2.) Maybe you could spell check your question because I cant
    understand it.

    3.) I dont know much about cevecours but maybe someone else can
    help you.
    Last edited by a moderator: Jan 25, 2008
  3. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
  4. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    A BYC member, SloCrevs, raises them. Maybe she'll chime in here. Or look her name up on the User List.
  5. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    I have no experience with them but they are a very old French breed. Very Pretty birds.
  6. SloCrevs

    SloCrevs Songster

    Oct 21, 2007
    Central Coast, CA
    SloCrevs has arrived. Thank you for the into Buff! Crevecoeurs are awesome, I love them. They are beautiful all-black birds. Beards, muffs, and crests. They have 4 toes, and lay medium sized white eggs(and for some reason all mine are nearly a perfect oval). They are somewhat stand-offish. They mix well in a flock together, and are very social when it comes to other birds. My oldest hen-Pepper, was used in showmanship(by me) and I won 3 best of shows with her, but it took a long time to get her to that point. Lots of days of just carrying her around doing chores. And treats...lots of treats. They're fun to look at and they have great personalities, but they aren't really pick me up and cuddle-chickens. They withstand the cold pretty well, and confinement as well(don't listen to mypetchicken when it comes to these things). I have Pepper in with a bunch of bantams and she does really well. They are not very good egg layers, I get maybe 1 egg every 3 or 4 days. She also took a bit longer to lay as well. Do you have any questions that I have not addressed?

  7. paduanchook

    paduanchook Songster

    Jan 17, 2008
    McDavid Florida
    hEY, I FINALLY GOT THE CREVES! So far so good...can u tell me how they differ in personality from polish? My polish hens are nice but the roos....
    Thanks for responding. They are about a month old now and cute as can seems the crest is slightly different . Thanks, mark

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