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  1. the Pollo Loco

    the Pollo Loco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Like in every specie, mutts are looked upon as inferior, or not desirable. but I know many of you have some that are great layers, or at least consistent. show-em off!!! I'm sure you're proud of them. [​IMG]
     
  2. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    I disagree with your statement that mutts of every species are considered inferior. Many people prefer mixed breed dogs or cats as pets, or chickens for whatever purpose one keeps them, or cattle for hybrid vigor or...

    Mutts are not showable, and from that standpoint, they do not have the necessary attributes to make the grade, but neither do many purebreds. I have a number of chicken mutts who are great egglayers and pest control, and they are far better broodies and mamas than most of the show birds (even silkies).
     
  3. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    I like my mutts! Chickens, goats, dogs, cats, and horses. They may not be fancy, but they're lovable. (Shh don't tell, but I like my crossbred goats better than the papered show goats!) Here's my mutt chickens. They're bantam EEs of some variety.

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  4. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I only have one mutt ... and he doesn't lay well. [​IMG]
    BUT, he is big and beautiful. I love him! My Cuckoo Marans roo (Rupert) is a gentleman in every aspect of the word ... and he taught my mutt to be the same!
    Here's my mutt, Obama .... so named because he was president of the Silkies. He got thrown in when I bought them. The seller said he was 1/2 silkie ???

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  5. TurtleFeathers

    TurtleFeathers Fear the Turtle!

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    Quote:I seriously doubt that - but he's one handsome boy, nonetheless!!!
     
  6. sloallie10

    sloallie10 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 8, 2008
    CA
    Quote:he's THICK!!!!








    in the last pic
     
  7. crazy huhn

    crazy huhn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:A much prettier mutt than the real mutt with the same name!!!
     
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  8. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

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    *goes to get a rag to clean the pop off the monitor*
     
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  9. Ariel301

    Ariel301 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 14, 2009
    Kingman Arizona
    He's beautiful. I love his coloring, and he looks like one hefty bird! Look at that chest!
     
  10. kathyinmo

    kathyinmo Nothing In Moderation

    I wish I had a female just like him! Wouldn't they be a cool breed?!

    Goes to show ya ... sometimes the best are, "just mutts!" Inferior or undesirable? Nope, not the case here!
     

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