Red Bourbon Chicken? Not Turkey

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Jennpharmd, Dec 14, 2011.

  1. Jennpharmd

    Jennpharmd New Egg

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    Hi!
    One of my chicken buddies mentioned that he had Red Bourbon Chickens...not turkeys. Has anyone heard of this breed? Is it a nickname for another breed? Any help would be great!
    ~J
     
  2. annageckos

    annageckos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Never heard of it. I have heard of production reds, Rhode island reds, red sex link, red stars, redcaps.... That's all I can think of right now. Can you get a photo?
     
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  3. srslychickning

    srslychickning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have only ever heard of Bourbon Red Turkeys. A pic would definitely help - the folks in this forum will surely discuss!
     
  4. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    Sounds more like a recipe... care to share? [​IMG]
     
  5. smarsh

    smarsh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    maybe he had had a little bourbon
     
  6. Jennpharmd

    Jennpharmd New Egg

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    As for a recipe, sure sounds like one to me too! [​IMG]

    I don't have access to a picture (yet), but from I've been told they are heat/cold tolerant (which is good in Colorado weather), the hens and roosters are all red without white or black. They lay brown eggs, but can also be used for meat. HTH!

    ~J
     
  7. nurse_turtle

    nurse_turtle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Yummy!
     
  8. Time-Out

    Time-Out Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    sounds more like a prodution red or rir, but they have a bit of color in their tails. a pic would help a lot though
     
  10. Ducks and Banny hens

    Ducks and Banny hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:He may have been reffering to Red Sexlink hens, which have a similar color scheme to the BR Trukeys.
     

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