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  1. Agnes the Wonder Chicken

    Agnes the Wonder Chicken In the Brooder

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    Jun 2, 2011
    Mims, Florida
    One of my chickens, her name is No Neck, has no neck feathers. She did not have any when I got her as a chick and she still does not have any a year and a half later. We do not have any mites or anything like that. She is just that way. Is there another reason for this? Or is this just some weird genetic thing?
     

  2. driehuis

    driehuis In the Brooder

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    May 24, 2011
    Is there a chance you've got yourself a Turken?
     
  3. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Songster

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    Jan 28, 2011
    Panama City, FL
  4. Agnes the Wonder Chicken

    Agnes the Wonder Chicken In the Brooder

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    Mims, Florida
    She is a Rhode Island Red, her two sisters are just fine. She is not ill or anything, she just looks funny.
     
  5. aggie9296

    aggie9296 Songster

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    If she has never had feathers on her neck, she is probably a mix. Unless you hatched her and only have RIR in your flock, you can't always be certain about their heritage.
     
  6. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    Can you put a picture on here so we can see her. That may help.
     
  7. Agnes the Wonder Chicken

    Agnes the Wonder Chicken In the Brooder

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    Mims, Florida
    I will take pictures tomorrow of her and post them.
     

  8. Agnes the Wonder Chicken

    Agnes the Wonder Chicken In the Brooder

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    Here is a picture of her, no feathers and all [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2011
  9. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    hmmmm.... that does not look like a turken, or typical for Naked Neck mutation. Looks like she has her own style going on. Cute pic!
     
  10. Agnes the Wonder Chicken

    Agnes the Wonder Chicken In the Brooder

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    Mims, Florida
    it almost looks like she has a mullet hairdo
     

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