making the wife happy....

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by drunkdog, May 17, 2010.

  1. drunkdog

    drunkdog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok suggestions please silkie or puffy and cute is a serious bonus and almost equally as important would be a calico type of coloring or striking colors/ variations in a small bird body that is relatively noobie tolerant ...give me more research ideas ?[​IMG]
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are you asking? Are you looking for an idea for a certain type of bird to buy? Serama are nice, they come in all color, and really sound cute when they crow.
     
  3. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    I think Mille Fleur Cochins would fit the bill perfectly based on what you described.
     
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  4. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silkies are good this is my roo
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    here is a cochin they come in a wide variety of colors
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    wynadottes might also be a good choice. silkies and cochins are very tame, for the most part. samon favaroles might also be an option.
     
  5. SpeckledHills

    SpeckledHills Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Partridge is an amazing color variety. Males are glossy & pretty, and females very distinctive & neat.
     
  6. 1mommahen

    1mommahen Love My Cluckin' Coop

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    Quote:DITTO![​IMG]
     
  7. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    I third it. Mille Fleur Cochins, no doubt!

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  8. Bantimna

    Bantimna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x 4 And they are very good looking lawn ornaments. [​IMG]
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Quote:x 4 And they are very good looking lawn ornaments. [​IMG]

    x5 as well....calico it is LOL!

    Sometimes the Porcelain are good too but they are lighter in color. Or Splash colored.
     
  10. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    What is your wife's favourite colour? Favourite breed of dog? Favourite flowers (in gardens)?

    There are so many choices, and depending on whether she or you will have any interest in showing, you can consider non-standard varieties. Is this going to be a surprise? If not, let's all post some photos and you can have her select the kind of birds she wants.

    blue partridge silkie:
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    calico silkie project birds:
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    mottled project bird:
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    blue partridge silkie:
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    silkies:
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    true bantam silver duckwing araucana (and the friendliest/sweetest bird on the planet):
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    sizzle (I have some colourful ones, but no photos):
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