Can someone help me with info on these? Boggy your expertise please?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Break an Egg, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These are both supposed to be phoenix's the roo looks young, he has no spurs, and the hen has a flopped over comb. Sorry about the cell phone pics. They are still a little afraid of me and will fly out of my yard. I want to try and catch them tonight and clip 1 wing.

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  2. Break an Egg

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  3. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    sure are pretty but as far as breed???? she laying eggs? Do you think someone took the spurs out? i have heard of it but have never done it. They are really pretty and kinda look like my jungle fowl but bigger. Best of luck..........
     
  4. Break an Egg

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    Quote:Thanks, I think the spurs are budding on the roo, and the hen hasn't laid an egg since I got her here about 4 or 5 days ago. I read that hens stop laying when they are moved, but start again in a week or two. The roo is taller but thinner than the hen, and the man I got them from called them Phoenix.
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    Just replied in the phoenix thread for you, but yes they are bb red phoenix, It take phoenix a lot longer to get spurs than most breeds, usually 9 months or so.
    They floppy comb is just a common undesired trait, usually associated with hatchery stock, but they do appear to be pure best I can tell from the pics.
     
  6. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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