Kentucky Specks info please

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by L&Schickens, Mar 8, 2009.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I just got some Kentucky Specks chicks and all I know is they are a 200+ year old breed and not very common. And they are bantam and from Kentucky. No really, the parents of these chicks came from Kentucky. [​IMG]

    Anything else interesting about them? What are they bred for? Who developed the breed? Why are they not in the standard if they are a 200 y/o breed? Do they come in any other color but mottled? Anyone here ever have or currently have them?

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  2. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    check out the thread from earlier today- i asked for pics and jody posted a link. [​IMG]
     
  3. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    Ooh pretty, they remind me of Exchequer Leghorns. What colored eggs do they lay? Did you hatch yours out?
     
  4. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Quote:?? What thread? If it was on mine about the exchequers I saw that link.
     
  5. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Quote:These were hatched out by the man who ownes the adults. I got some eggs from him to hatch back in January and the only one that hatched turned out to be a silkie! [​IMG] So he gave me these the yesterday. It was sooo nice of him.
     
  6. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

    Jun 1, 2008
    upstate
    its a couple of post down from this one labeled kentucky specks by pokey. jody is a mod and on her reply there is a link. click on it and there is someones website that breeds them, plus some other post with info.
     
  7. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    It is sure hard to find anything about them. [​IMG]

    It is getting very frustrating!! [​IMG]
     

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