Turkens

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by pipermark, Oct 8, 2007.

  1. pipermark

    pipermark Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2007
    Arkansas
    I am looking for a breeder of Turkens (APA standards).

    I would like to speak to breeders that have concentrated on egg production as well as scarcity of feathers.
     
  2. Carole AM

    Carole AM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck! There was a Turken "club", but I think they went under. They were supposed to be at the Nationals last year, but no one was there. [​IMG]

    I know different hatcheries sell them, but you're asking for show quality, right? Let me know what you find, ok?
     
  3. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    We have show quality red naked neck bantams. The hens lay lots of brown eggs and they have the 'patches' of feathers like they are supposed to. Our birds are a dark red, like the show RIR's. We have gotten black tailed buffs from McMurray and some other calico colors from the feed stores for standards.

    *Edited to add, I saw that Sandhill Preservation Center has some largefowl red naked necks.
    P.S., naked neck is the proper name for turkens in the standard. A turken is any bird with a naked neck, a naked neck is a bird that meets the APA SOP.

    **Edit- I no longer have chickens. We got our bantams from Duane Urch.
     
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  4. bayshorek9

    bayshorek9 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, we have standards in white, black , red and barred. You can see a couple of our birds on our website www.bayshoreennel.com, Frank
     
  5. bayshorek9

    bayshorek9 Out Of The Brooder

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  6. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Wow, you guys have English Longhorns! I'm also looking for a breeder of good Turkens, nice to see someone who is!
     

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