Swedish Flower Hen Thread

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by stoneunhenged, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. stoneunhenged

    stoneunhenged Chillin' With My Peeps

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    After more than 500 years of living in their native country, Swedish flower hens were recently imported into the United States for the first time, giving America's poultry hobbyists a new and beautiful breed of chicken. You can learn more about these birds here and here.


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  2. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a lovely and stately looking bird.
    The Swedish Flower.
    I am going to read the info now.
    thank you.

    beth
     
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  3. love_a_duck

    love_a_duck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They only got to the US last month?
    Wow!
    does non-aggressive mean docile or friendly?

    beth
     
  4. stoneunhenged

    stoneunhenged Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They're mellow, not hyper, easy-going birds.
     
  5. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    They're beautiful, and congrats on sucessfully navigating the import regs!!
     
  6. stoneunhenged

    stoneunhenged Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. A few more pics of some young adults:

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  7. Debbi

    Debbi Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh great! Another gorgeous breed to lust after! Thanks! [​IMG]
     
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  8. call ducks

    call ducks silver appleyard addict

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    how, many lines did you import ?
     
  9. KyBlue

    KyBlue Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gorgeous birds! What other breed would you compare their size to?
     
  10. PippyChicken

    PippyChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG! Those birds are gorgeous!
     

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