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Crevecoeur Breed -anyone with experience with them?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Heritage Hens, Aug 23, 2011.

  1. Heritage Hens

    Heritage Hens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,
    I just obtained some Crevecoeur chicks. I have only Orpingtons and have had no experience with Crevecoeur.
    Are there any forum members out there who have them or are familiar with them?
    Thanks!
     
  2. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I got a bunch from mcmurrays and the only one that survived is a rooster of course . Similar in size to polish. Send me a pm if you have specific questions .:)
     
  3. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    I wish I had some. I would imagine they are like most of the crested breeds. You likely don't want to mix them in a pen with non-cresteds because they'll tend to get their crests plucked. The non-cresteds just can't seem to resist. Also like all crested birds they won't see as well as your non-cresteds and may seem to be skittish or flighty because of that. Sorry, this experience comes from Polish but I can't imagine it being much different with crevecoeurs.
     
  4. flowerchild59

    flowerchild59 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is another thread on crevcoueurs. I think they are pretty. I just don't need another pen to build. Too many projects and not just chicken related. It's cooler now and thank goodness the garden beckons.
     
  5. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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