Naked Neck/Turken Thread

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

  1. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    My girls Spock and Spock looked like that as chicks... Now they look like this: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Here is one of them at a few days old (to the front). [​IMG] The other one. Or does it have a dot on the top of it's head? [​IMG] Like so? If it does, it is probably barred.
     
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  2. Kassaundra

    Kassaundra Sonic screwdrivers are cool!

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    I'm still thinking chimera, in humans it does not alway (usually seldom) as half and half. Most of the pics online seem to be half and half, but I'm thinking that may not be the only presentation. To know for sure would take DNA testing since if it is chimera it should have two diff dna's.
     
  3. pgpoultry

    pgpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Kassaundra, very interesting, I'll read up on chimeras. With one side of the face looking male and the other female..........I am sure he's not a hermaphrodite...tee hee!.

    I will post pics. of him as he matures and you can tell me what you think.

    Flower....Gordon is always happy to please.

    JenW, Aoxa....you're right......I have had a number of chicks who look like your little one....and they now look very similar to Spock....here's Marv.


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    Unfortunately Marv isn't good at posing, has green eyes and small foot webs....

    Aoxa...was Spock taking a bow in your second picture of her???
     
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  4. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    as a chick? Looks like it :D I call them both Spock. One has a smaller bowtie. One is laying beautiful chalky green eggs. I just had my first hawk attack this morning. It got one of my sizzles and dropped it as my FIL ran out. He's got a puncture wound, but will be okay. Now I am worried about free ranging.. I don't have any fences, and the leaves are gone - allowing for an easier view of the chicken buffet :( Everyone is inside until I can assess the situation. I am at work. [​IMG] Also, thought I'd share this picture of Murtle begging me for treats. She has a modified pea comb and also lays chalky green eggs. [​IMG] Lucky Brian the rooster [​IMG] Spock with her hatch mates - Tilly & Rosa the buff Toulouse Geese!
     
  5. Lacey1988

    Lacey1988 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Umm I think about six months...He's really young though he just got in his saddle feathers
     
  6. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aoxa In your second Spock picture with the beautiful black/green irridescent feathers which look awkward as if on is facing forward and the left one is placed on the back. Do you remember if it was windy or not. I think that is what PG is referring to as "taking a bow" ?

    Tilly and Rosa have very pretty feathering and I wonder if they give the alarm sound for your flock. I have heard that geese are good "watch dogs" for barnyard animals. Lucky Brian is handsome and I hope that he continues to be a good man for your birds. I have yet to raise a rooster to maturity and beyond the hormonal youth stage except for a blue silkie that I can not take serously since how harmeful could a ball of fluff be. I see the problem being that I am not able to allow them to be free of confinement for long enough periods.
     
  7. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    It was not windy, she was preening here :)

    They are not alarm geese at all. They are quiet quiet and docile compared to other breeds.

    Is your silkie rooster mean? I'm having a hard time understanding if you have not raised any above that age except him, or if he is the only one who is mean :p
     
  8. flower

    flower Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh he is not mean but on occasion did peck me when you pick him up but he has been corrected of that. He is the only rooster that I managed to keep to the ripe age of two years. Other larger roosters were culled. I do not have full control over my flock because I need to keep them elsewhere at this point. I am working on changing my location so I can raise them differently
     
  9. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    My BC2 Naked Neck Buff Cochin chick..(and mother..)


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  10. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    That.. is the frigging cutest thing I have ever seen. You win photo contest of the year with these ones Nicalandia.. ADORABLE. It's even more cute that she's with her mother :love
     

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