Uniqueness Please

Discussion in 'Exhibition, Genetics, & Breeding to the Standard o' started by VolailleAmant, Jan 12, 2017.

  1. VolailleAmant

    VolailleAmant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    I am looking for the most unusual (unique) chicken you know or have seen.
    You see, I might show a couple of chickens at our local fair this year, and along with my Silkies, I would like to find another cool breed.
    I have heard that Ayam Cemani birds (ALL BLACK!) are really cool, but also pretty painful to your pocket. So, I would like to hear from you and I need ideas for the most odd, beautiful, unusual, unique, you name it bird you know.
    Let me know! [​IMG]
    Hints:
    I love the following in a chicken:
    -fluffy
    -kind
    -tolerant
    -beautiful
    -feather footed
    -banties
    BUT, I will settle for other characteristics.
    Thank you many!
    -VA
     
  2. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    Black rosecomb bantam
     
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  3. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    The breed that matches your criteria perfectly are Cochin bantams. Here are few of mine I owned in the past.
    They are fairly common, and so usually not very straining on your wallet.

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  4. VolailleAmant

    VolailleAmant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Those. Are. Gorgeous. I was seriously looking at those, too. Do they get very big? The white one is so beautiful. Where do you get your chicks/chickens? Or do you breed your own? Thank you for sharing! [​IMG]-VA
     
  5. VolailleAmant

    VolailleAmant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He's so cute! Rosecombs are part of the Bantam breeds aren't they? I love your bird![​IMG]
    -VA
     
  6. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes Black Rosecombs are considered a true bantam. btw, he isn't mine, i took the pic at the fair. It's a breed I'd like to have in the future. There are forums discussing this breed, and most likely any others you are interested in.....good luck, and let us know what you get!
     
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  7. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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  8. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I second this. [​IMG] Although I highly recommend Rosecombs (I own and breed them) I have to say it cost a very pretty penny to purchase my starting flock.
     
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  9. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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    My Coop
     
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  10. Sonoran Silkies

    Sonoran Silkies Flock Mistress

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    not a good example of a rosecomb....tail is a significant issue.
     
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