Naked Neck as a "pet"?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by jannakaye, Feb 12, 2015.

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would like to add a Naked Neck to my flock but I know they're mainly used for meat birds. Would I be able to let it free range and eat with my other girls or would it need to be on a special diet? My girls are all spoiled and get little treats almost everyday (extra pancakes, celery, etc.) would I need to limit its intake of treat foods?
     
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    keesmom Overrun With Chickens

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  3. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!
     
  4. Kev

    Kev Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, join us at that thread!

    But to answer your question- they are exactly the same as any dual purpose breed(keesmom is right- it's the cornish x with the special concerns). No special care needed. They're even bred and raised in Midwest, East, etc- much hardier than they might look. Mild winters in my area rarely ever hits freezing however the summers are 110-120F.. they do great.

    No clothing or even sunscreen needed for their necks..

    Many are also very good layers. Many with curious or charming personalities...

    in other words....

    Go for it, do not hold back and you won't be sorry for having them! ;)
     

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