Denizli chickens ?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by mychooks, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. mychooks

    mychooks Chirping

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    Does anyone have any information on Denizli chickens? Anyone here keep them ?
     

  2. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

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  3. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Songster

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    Ahhhhh! Those are the so called "Long Crowers"! heh... I never heard their real name before! No idea, except, I wouldn't want em! Normal Crowers work for me!!! [​IMG] little joke there, I can see the interest value. [​IMG]
     
  4. mychooks

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  5. PortageGirl

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    the popcorn munching means he's camped out waiting to see what people say cause they're interested!

    [​IMG] [​IMG] hehe.. me too since I know so little about them!
     
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Someone found an ad on ebay last year and posted it. I bid and ended up winning them. I only had one hatch and it was a boy. He was very skittish and reminded me of a game bird. I lost him with my other birds back in the spring.

    He had started crowing quietly and for around 7 to 10 seconds. It was cute.
     
  7. Poultriary

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    This is a bit of a stale thread, but I did want to post the best link I've ever seen for information on the Denizli breed. It is actually a Turkish tourist info website; but, the author is from Turkey and it certainly reads like it was well researched even if it doesn't cite any references.

    http://www.allaboutturkey.com/denizli_rooster.htm

    I'd love to get them, but I'm afraid my wife would send them strait to the stew pot after the first crow. If I knew I could get one with a soft crow, I'd probably get by with it.

    What I was wondering about is if they may have been developed out of the Faoumi, at least in part. The ones available on ebay seem to bear a definite resemblance. Of course, they may have been the logical choice to breed them to if too small of a population were brought into the US to start with.
     

  8. gumbii

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    WANT!!!...

    but too bad i wouldn't be ale to hide one of them... but i'm sure the city code guy wouldn't recognize that as a rooster...
     
  9. Okla-doodle-doo

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    There's a guy in Texarkana(spelling?) Ark that raises them and advertise them on some bird auctions. I can't wait to get some!
     

  10. maranfarmer563

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    The only long crower's I can find for sale are tomaru,so I ordered some. If any one finds denizli I would be very interested in some stock.thanks for your help
     

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