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Heritage/Standard Chicken Breeds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jude Turkman, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. Jude Turkman

    Jude Turkman Out Of The Brooder

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    This thread is intended for discussing on the specifics of any heritage breed or standard breed of chicken. I admire these pure bred chickens so much but since I'm located in a country where these kind of breeds are not of any interest to most of the people here, I only got one pure bred cockerel, a white leghorn, which was given to me by a good friend. It will be a rooster to be mixed with the native chickens here. This thread will be so interesting!
     
  2. Jude Turkman

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    So, what heritage chicken do you have and why do you keep them? Are there other heritage breed you want to include in your flock? Why?
     
  3. gary bamford

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    [​IMG] Light sussex these were about before the 40s and used in the war effort in table and utilatey. I don't show very much naw because my time is took in breeding back the utilatey breeds we have. Chickens were bred to lay eggs and make a meal not to sit in a cage lay less eggs etc. There is very fuew about that will lay 2.70 eggs.
     
  4. Jude Turkman

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    These type is a great breed to be owned! Thanks a lot gary!
     
  5. gary bamford

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    [​IMG] My utilatey cream legbars
     
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    [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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    [​IMG] Some of the eggs that the hens lay
     
  8. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    Hi Gary, where are you located? Thanks, Karen in Pennsylvania in USA
     
  9. 3riverschick

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    I had light sussex too. They succeed great just about anywhere in the world.
     
  10. 3riverschick

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    Gary, Are you in Scotland breeding the Kintaline (spelling?) Farm Light Sussex? I have followed their work for years. I had all pure English Light Sussex from Canadian , strains which came over long ago from England. My avatar was one at 10 months old.
    Best Regards, Karen
     
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