Ugly chicken breeds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SeasideSilkies, May 14, 2011.

  1. SeasideSilkies

    SeasideSilkies Out Of The Brooder

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    Whenever I go to poultry swaps or chicken shows I'm always attracted to bizzare and strange looking chickens... last week when I brought home a turken my whole family was telling me it creeped them out. I happen to think turkens are the cutest things on the planet next to silkies. I'm also recently obsessed with modern game bantams (super model legs![​IMG]) Personally I don't think breeds like rhode island reds are nearly as cute.
    Does anyone else find them self always wanting chickens that most would call wierd and ugly? What are some other strange but cute looking birds people can think of? [​IMG]
     
  2. jdopler

    jdopler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    show girls.. love them b/c of the nn silkie combo! (wish someone would make large showgirls!)
    Taipans. love them b/c of the size, 3 ft tall at maturity and the upright stature is so strange, I gotta have them!
    Hmm, I am obsessed with large chickens.. is that a problem? [​IMG]
     
  3. SeasideSilkies

    SeasideSilkies Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been wanting show girls forever because I LOVE silkies and turkens!
    I used to have a shamo hen which has upright stature like that. I also find I like strange looking rabbits... I have been wanting an angora because their fluffy fur makes me think of silkies.[​IMG]
     
  4. jdopler

    jdopler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I also have a hairless chinese crested puppy, yes he is strange looking but I love him! [​IMG]
    has a little hair on the end of his tail, fuzzy feet and his ears have hair along the edges with a mohawk on his head.
    yes, ugly but adorable.
     
  5. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    gotta love those ugly showgirls

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  6. SeasideSilkies

    SeasideSilkies Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a very strange looking puppy due to my dauchund mating with a shih tzu... hes so scruffy looking we always say he looks like he needs to shave... [​IMG]
    Show girls are pretty uglycute. their probably the next breed I want to get... also I think a frizzled silkie would be hilariously cute! [​IMG]
     
  7. Cattitude

    Cattitude Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was leafing thru my APA Standard of Perfection when I ran across a picture of a Shamo. Weird looking bird. Like a cross between a hawk and a chicken, that had a run-in with an automatic feather plucker. Would definitely be a point of interest in any poultry competition!
     
  8. Teresaann24

    Teresaann24 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 29, 2008
    Eastern, Kentucky
    I got one for ya then she is not only a showgirl but also a double frizzle.

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  9. farmerChef

    farmerChef Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Where do you get your Taipans from? Or do you breed them?
    I've been looking into Malays, Taipans, Shamos, etc. I wish there were some Standard Modern Game breeders in the US.......
     
  10. jdopler

    jdopler Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] she's cute! love her!!
     

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