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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by diornisextant, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. diornisextant

    diornisextant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi All ,
    I am brand new to chickens as pets though not new to birds so not really a Newbie . I have 3 Serama . Awesome cute little urban jungle fowl ! I have been discovering the various breeds of bantams and have decided to create a breed of my own . This of course is going to be a very small breed in keeping with the Serama start and the function as a pet .
    I don't want to go too far into detail of the breed just yet but it will be of game bird lines such as the ko shamo if i can find them . Indian game or OEG will work as well with a few other fancy breeds involved for a completely new and fantastic(quite literally) appearance. I'm big on self reproducing breeds that need little to no special care in order to rear their young and I like the idea of high fertility in general as a sign of breed health so good layers and brooders they will likely be . They will be muscular too so for those that care to can table them as well. Tiny though they will be .

    I hope to learn much here and hope I can find some of the breeds through local connections . I am in Seattle .
    Jf anyone has Ko Shamo, Cornish game, modern, Indian or OE game or a similarly built Bantam Game bird please get in touch with me . Please . I am not looking for show standard birds and not too many either . actually only one hen of each breed will be needed ,

    In general I am looking for birds of small upright muscular but graceful build with long necks and horizontally positioned long tails . Tight hard feather showing skin through angular regions like keel, leg and even back. open and forward wing carriage, preferably split wing. A compact but smooth natural comb with a smooth margin or maybe a couple of large and dull serrations -dubbing is not my thing-a compact conical beak and small wattles but a connected dewlap extending down the neck would be great. Stout clean legs and 3 thick toes with the fourth missing or vestigial leaving the bird walking on 3 rounds out my wish list. I wont even attempt color preferences for now.
    Obviously if all of these traits were found in a single breed I wouldn't have to work at developing so i don't expect to get all of this in one bird until I put it together myself .
    There are some details I am keeping to myself at this time but I think this will be quite a hit if i can make it happen .
    For now I'll call this little venture

    " Fowl Freaks"
     
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from the Finger Lakes of New York! Glad to have you aboard!

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  4. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  6. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Michigan! Sounds like a fun project.
     
  7. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome [​IMG]. Glad you are here [​IMG]
     
  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  10. mommissan

    mommissan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from the Adirondack mountains! [​IMG] More info here than anywhere else.... stuff you can't get out of a book.
     

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