Speckled Hens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by youngwagon, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. youngwagon

    youngwagon Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been told that the only speckled hen breed is the Sussex, does anyone know of any other speckled breeds? Thanks
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Anconas would qualify as well as the Mille Fleur color in several breeds, such as Belgian D'Uccle, D'anver as well as the Mille Fleur Leghorn. There are a few others, too.
     
  3. youngwagon

    youngwagon Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you! I "Told" (gently and lovingly explained) my wife there was more then just one breed. [​IMG]
     
  4. Allbreeds

    Allbreeds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Checotah, ok
    Jubilee Orpingtons as well
     
  5. AinaWGSD

    AinaWGSD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And spangled Russian Orloffs. Speckling is just a name for a specific pattern of mottling, there are several breeds with this color. The tricky thing is that this pattern gets called all sorts of different names depending on which breed you're talking about.
     

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