Naked Neck/Turken Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by josh44, Feb 25, 2010.

  1. Georgia Boy 1970

    Georgia Boy 1970 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awesome color.Beautiful flock. The silkie cross rooster in pic#3 really like his bright coloring, what other breed does he have in him?
  2. Georgia Boy 1970

    Georgia Boy 1970 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Good looking naked necks.My naked necks came from cackle this year.I am very pleased with the color variety. I plan to use them in several breeding projects next year. Polish X naked neck,frizzle polish X naked neck,frizzle easter egger x naked neck,black skin naked neck from dipsy doodle doo X cackle naked neck just to name a few.
  3. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    Millersburg, PA
    That is Squeaky. He is part salmon Favorelle. My Fav boys are quite the busy boys here. LOL Squiggy is top roo and Lenny is second in command. Squeaky got his name because he had the most god awful squeaky voice as a youngster and still does not quite have his adult voice yet.
  4. Gunmama

    Gunmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2012
    McLoud, OK
    He is my fave! Here is a pic of my oldest girl. She is a feather footed bantam NN


    And my other girl

  5. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2009
    SW US Desert
    All these pretty healthy NN birdies. Yeah [​IMG]
  6. marlowmanor

    marlowmanor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 28, 2011
    My turken pullet is 17 weeks now. How soon should I be getting eggs from her? I noticed today that a few of my teenage pullets (various breeds) are starting to get the redder combs starting up. I know that is a sign of impending laying. I'm hoping to see some eggs from them all soon. Also what color egg should I expect? I know they lay brown but how light or dark are we talking? The only other brown egg layers that I have currently laying are production reds.
  7. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2009
    SW US Desert
    Mine are about 20 weeks and have not started to lay. The colors on the neck face and wattles do not mean much in NNs as they change all of the time. I had a pullet who had pink wattles very early but they kept changing from bright to pale. Steve W can tall you how old his girls were when they gave hime eggs or Kev our local guru.

    Hey Kev has your weather changed for the better ??? We now have days in the 90's and nights in the high 60's AAAHH ! Nice sunny low humidity too come on out folks get you shot of sunshine and Vitamin D

    But hurry cause it MIGHT not last long.
  8. Vamvakas

    Vamvakas Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2011
    North Branford, CT
    Γυμνό λαιμό κοτόπουλο

    This means "no feathers on neck" in Greek, they are a popualr breed in Greece and here in America. I Love Naked necks!! They even use White Turkens as egg producer in Greece lol
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2012
  9. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 16, 2009
    My NNs started laying at about 22 weeks, so Flower and Marlowmanor, you should have eggs before the winter comes!

    Flower....I am STILL waiting for some of that sun. We are lucky to have low to mid 60s by day. The jet stream still hasn't moved far enough North for us to get anything but rain, cold, rain and did I mention rain?
  10. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 16, 2009
    SW US Desert
    PG Maybe a vacation is in store for you. You could take a cruise to the Mediterranean or fly down to Sicily, Southern France or Spain. I'll meet you there.[​IMG]

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