Odd Chick Out...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by L&Schickens, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Who has a few odd ball chickens that you only have one of? I have a GLW hen and a gold mixed breed hen that are in the "Only one" group. My GLW had a sister, but she was killed by a neighborÂ’s dog. And my gold mixed breed hen was thrown in the mix of Welsumers I got from my Mother-in-law. Don't have a clue what she is.
    So what are your "Lonely Onlys"
  2. lockedhearts

    lockedhearts It's All About Chicken Math

    Apr 29, 2007
    I have an "Orchin" Cochin Roo X Buff Orp Hen, hubby made up the breed name. She is a hen so will stay in the laying flock.
  3. cluckychick

    cluckychick Songster

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    All but my original flock are "odd" LOL [​IMG] I like it like that, I never know what i'm getting when the egg hatches.
  4. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

    Jun 14, 2008
    South Puget Sound
    I've got 3 standards & a banty cochin. The banty, Tribble, is just over a pound and follows the others everywhere. She gets distressed when she can't find them. It's funyn b/c the big girls are challenging each other all the time and they never seem to challenge Tribble. They all roost together and Tribble gets her fair share of food.

    I can't figure out at all where she is in their pecking order. I think it goes:
    #1 Dumpling (BR)
    #2 Gwen (BSL)
    #3 Nugget (RIR)

    and in her own category:
    A - Tribble
  5. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Songster

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    I have one turken, one silkie, one polish, one game hen..one Golden Comet,
    three buff orps, and two Serama pullets.

    Maybe I need to hatch out some more of those single ones....next spring. I think my turken is fast becoming my favorite brat, though.
  6. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    One Americauna and one Dutch Banty...
  7. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    I only have one mille with my scovies , so she is the odd one.
  8. ears73

    ears73 Songster

    Jul 30, 2008
    Westchester, NY
    Oh, so glad I can give my girl some attention...

    I have a sweet partridge cochin who was badly snubbed at her original home so we took her in. Poor thing is snubbed here too, but we don't have a fenced in area like she used to be in, so she isn't cornered and pecked and not allowed any food. Slowly she is realizing that she is not as chased as she was previously and is getting more courage. She actually roosted on the top branch the past two nights!!

    She came to us with two little polish chicks who can not be integrated yet because they are small, but who live in the coop inside a large dog crate. She goes over to them sometimes and coos and I wonder if the three will make a new sub-flock within our bunch when they get let out..... Poor thing!!
  9. Chickenaddict

    Chickenaddict Songster

    May 19, 2008
    East Bethel MN
    I have 2 loners 1 dutch banty and a japanese banty, guess they aren't loners because they have each other but the jap is handicapped so she stays in the front yard by choice and waits for her dutch banty friend to return at dusk to go to their "garage coop" together. If anything happened to the dutch (ginger) The japanese (pumpkin) would never be the same.
    [​IMG] Ginger is on the left and pumpkin is on the right

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