Rarest breed of chicken in the US?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by poultrycrazy, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. poultrycrazy

    poultrycrazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to fing a breed of chicken that is VERY rare in the US. I coould be bantam or standard. Anything?
     
  2. mississippifarmboy

    mississippifarmboy collects slightly damaged strays Premium Member

    Swedish flower hens, blue hen of Delaware, and coronation sussex to name a few. Also acording to some the true heritage breeds are very rare. I only know of a few others in the USA with Russian Orloffs too. Lots of rare chickens!

    Oh, and Hinkjc's lav orps... I want some of those SOOO bad!

    Lots more too, that's just of the top of my head.

    Only 13 hens and I'm not sure how many roosters and as of today a few chicks of the Swedish flower hens! I'd call that pretty rare!
     
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  3. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Bantam Javas
     
  4. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Lamons,
    (Real) Rhode Island White (Non hatchery and Rose Comb),
    Rose Comb Rode Island Reds,

    Chris
     
  5. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Lamonas-they're extinct!
     
  6. KyBlue

    KyBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nankins...

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  7. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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  8. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

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    Chris

    There is a small flock of them in new Hampshire .
     
  9. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

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    Chris

    There is a small flock of them in new Hampshire .

    oh where? website?
     
  10. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    There is a small flock of them in new Hampshire .

    About 8 years ago there was a pair (cockerel and pullet) that was sold for 1500.00 the pair. A buddy of mine in Western O.H. found them at a show out West and I think that they are now in P.A. or at least there offspring.

    Chris
     

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