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Rare Breeds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Wolfwoman, May 31, 2010.

  1. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    Anyone know what the rarest breeds of chickens are?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    One of the rarest of breeds is the Icelandics.
     
  3. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    i agree
     
  4. Wolfwoman

    Wolfwoman Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 5, 2010
    Chickaloon, Alaska
    Just looked up some pics, very pretty birds [​IMG] I want to try and raise some of the rarer breeds here eventually, however, they will have to be cold tolerant birds.
     
  5. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    and any colour of the hugaring (yelow ,bareed,white,partgie)
     
  6. josh44

    josh44 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont believe in rare chickens just quality chickens.
    Any Chicken breed for quaility is Truly Rare. Just my opinion [​IMG]
     
  7. OSUman

    OSUman GO BUCKS

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    I think some of the rarest breeds are Lamonas, and true pyncheon bantams.
     
  8. Elphaba2140

    Elphaba2140 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was just doing some research myself on this. I found this list. Hollands, Delawares, Chanteclers, and Buckeyes. There was another - a game bird but I didn't write it down because I am not interested in them. If I can re-find the link I will post it later. It was a great read with lots of history of each of the breeds.
     
  9. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    I love rare breeds... here (UK) the Vorwerk is consider a rare breed... I have a broodie sitting on six eggs... fingers crossed!

    opps forgot to mention also that here the Java is extremely rare...
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2010
  10. Doodle_Doo

    Doodle_Doo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pure blood orientals..are rare..doesnt matter which type
    but a pure pure animal is tough to find..
     

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