Icelandic or Viking chickens???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SeaChick, May 9, 2007.

  1. SeaChick

    SeaChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 25, 2007
    Southern Maine
    Has anyone raised these? My daughter is very interrested in them. Cold-hardy, very cool-looking, plus they're from the Vikings- what more can you say?

    I emailed a farm in Connecticut to see if they had any chicks. If anyone has any other leads please let us know. If not this year, maybe next year.....

    My only concern is that they might not like to be confined, since they haven't been crossed with more production-type breeds. We have a small suburban yard so free-ranging is out, although they'll have a decent run and a portable pen to move around the yard under our supervision on nice days. But I would not want her to be unhappy if she needs to range free...

    Thanks!
    Stacey
     
  2. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    Jan 15, 2007
    Shepherdstown, WV
    I've never seen or heard of them, could you post a picture or a link?
    Thanks!
     
  3. hencackle

    hencackle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Telford, TN

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