ornamental ~ sumatra

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  1. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    This is ONYX
    1yr old Sumatra Roo
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  3. troyer

    troyer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Age: All are 1 year old.
    Breed: Sumatra
    Gender: #1 cock #2 cock #3 cock #4 hen
    Names: None
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  4. championsumatra

    championsumatra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like your sumatras[​IMG] here are a few of mine.
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  5. troyer

    troyer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Championsumatra: do you ever get any sumatras that have beaks that are too short and tails that are too low for show quality sumatras?
     
  6. championsumatra

    championsumatra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no I don't. the sumatra breeders and poultry judges say to me that they really like the way I breed my sumatras.
     
  7. championsumatra

    championsumatra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I some times do but I cull the sumatras that do.
     
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  8. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

    which is it?[​IMG] In any case, I really admire those of you who choose to keep and breed these...not sure I could do that. Doesn't your entire set-up have to be "different" than what it would be with non-ornamental chicken breeds? How do you keep their tails nice and long and pretty? I would imagine they'd drag the ground from time to time, yes? Does that break off their feathers? I guess that part can't really be prevented? They sure are pretty. =] The tail on charcoal and white one reminds me of a cheerleader's pom-pon! [​IMG]
     
  9. championsumatra

    championsumatra Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My sumatras feathers are really strong. I never have a problem with them breaking off.
     
  10. G-Dekeyser

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    khaki sumatra rooster
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