Cute, fluffy, feathery, except for neck area,

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by WriterofWords, Apr 14, 2009.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I think it might be a roo, what do you think? And what is it???
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  2. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Songster

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    Well, I don't know sex, but if they don't have feathers on the neck, it would be a Naked Neck, AKA Turken. That one in the back definitely looks like a turken to me.

    Are you sure a bigger chicken is not pulling off their feathers? I don't know if turkens have feathered feet or not.
     
  3. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

    Aug 21, 2008
    Missouri
    Someone can come along and correct me if I am wrong, but I think turken is a breed and naked neck is when a turken is crossed with something to make it a naked neck, so it could be that case that it is a mixed breed.
     
  4. cochin/turken cross? It sure is pretty! [​IMG]
     
  5. baldie

    baldie Songster

    Sep 25, 2008
    Douglas, MA
    Very different!! I like it!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Songster

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    Backyard Poultry magazine says Turken is just a slang for Naked Neck.
    Yeah, I was thinking it's a turken crossed with something else.
     
  7. sparkles2307

    sparkles2307 Terd of Hurtles

    it looks like a Cochin/Turken cross
     

  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I've had a lot of Turkens before but I've never had one crossed with Cochin. No one is plucking him, I've got two of them The one in the back is a Turken and as soon as I get a better pic I'll post it. I've got one I think is a Frizzle Turken cross, or a Frizzle with really bad genes.
     

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