Chantecler Breed Club

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chicken19, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. chicken19

    chicken19 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to CBC!
    CBC is a perfect club for anyone who owns or adores Chantecler chickens.
    I own 1 Chantecler X hen who is white with brown speckles.
    I adore the breed!
    Please talk about anything chicken related but follow the BYC rules please.
    Please post stories and pictures of your Chanteclers!
    Thank you,
    Chicken19.
    (Chanteclers rule!)
     
  2. smoothmule

    smoothmule Overrun With Chickens

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    Looking to buy a trio, I need help finding breeders
     
  3. cppeace

    cppeace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When they have them(Which they are out for the season this year as of a week ago) Cackle Hatchery carries a decent line of whites.
     
  4. Folly's place

    Folly's place True BYC Addict

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    IMG_0639.JPG IMG_0651.JPG Some of my white Chanties are from Cackle, and I have a small flock and love them! I just moved my birds on for this year, but in spring I'll be hatching again. If you want show birds, I don't know, but the Cackle birds are pretty nice. You would need to get a group, and keep the best ones. Mary
     
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  5. cppeace

    cppeace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those are nice looking birds. Do you breed for meat as well? Just wondering on if they have decent breast or pretty normal for most heritage breeds?
     
  6. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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  7. Folly's place

    Folly's place True BYC Addict

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    They aren't built like Cornishx birds, but do make good meat birds for heritage types. That cock bird is two years old and weighs a little over 8.5 pounds. He wasn't the largest in his group, but nearly. I kept three pullets this year, and one cockerel, who weighed 4.5 pounds at twelve weeks of age. We'll see how they look in a few more months! Mary
     
  8. cppeace

    cppeace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I am trying to breed for a sustainable breed that has naturally larger breast meat(Not talking as big as Cornish x ) but just bigger than the normal heritage breeds. Am bringing with traditional Cornish and just adding more as I go. Have thought of adding Chanticleer as they were derived with Cornish in them. Shall see what I decided next spring after I hatch my first mixes :)
     
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  9. Michelle Farmer-Brown

    Michelle Farmer-Brown True BYC Addict

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    Just got these 3 today. I'm so excited.
    They are so calm. When I held the roo he started to fall asleep almost right away.
     
  10. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Sing Brightly Premium Member Project Manager

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    Good looking birds :thumbsup
     

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