Partridge Chantecler - 14 wks - lets see some other Chanteclers!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Montana-Hens, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wanted to share a couple of pictures of my partidge chantelcer at 14 weeks. Don't see many pictures of them.

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    She is a beauty, and her feather coloring is just stunning (IMO).

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    I got her because I live in Montana where the first frost could be less than a month away and I wanted hearty girls.

    As you can see she has "nothing" to frostbite. She is a great forager. We have lots of grasshoppers and she is out there getting as many as she can.

    She is not as people friendly as my other ladies, but I knew that was a likely possibility going in. But she is not skittish either, just prefers not to be picked up, though not nuts at all if you pick her up.

    I don't think would want a whole flock of them b/c I like that people friendly aspect, don't think I would be without one either.

    Who else has this breed? Lets see them and hear your experiences.

    Diana

    PS - She came sexed from Ideal
     
  2. apbgv

    apbgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have some buff chanteclers that are about 2 mos old and some partridge that are like 6 wks
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    They seem to be a curious bird and i am enjoying them haven't figured out the boys and girls yet, did get one that has a totally incorrect comb so it will be culled.
     
  3. Montana-Hens

    Montana-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those buff ladies are beautiful!
     
  4. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
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    I was hoping to get some this year but it didn't pan out. I may get some next year (got buckeyes and some GLWs which were my substitution for the chanteclers) unless my husband talks me into dark cornish, he likes the looks of those.

    Where did you guys get yours?
     
  5. Easter_pink_silkies

    Easter_pink_silkies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I need!!!
     
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  6. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one pullet, she is very pretty and reserved. I got her as a "freebie" from the heritage breeder my Delaware and Sussex came from. I didn't know what she was until now [​IMG] !
     
  7. apbgv

    apbgv Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The buff ones I got from Sandhill, my partridge I got from Ideal, I got some red ones also but the color is not very good, so I will not be keeping any of those
     
  8. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. chantecler

    chantecler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI ALL

    I have 23, 16 week old Chanteclers.
    12white and 11 Partridge.

    They are great birds! I think.... They are my very first chickens!!![​IMG]

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  10. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You are gonna love them!
     

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