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What breed is this "Cantoonise"? (pics)

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by SillyChick, Dec 23, 2007.

  1. SillyChick

    SillyChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello

    Our house boy just gave us 3 2-month old chicks before he leaves us..........goodbye friend........

    He says it's called "cantoonise" or something.......do you know what it is? tried to search it on the web but nothing came up. My family is disgusted on them because of their looks but I like them and want to be their friend. Gave them some food and water while we're away to a far-off city for a Christmas visit. Our house boy also said that they are egg-layers and goes broody. Here's some pics; can't get close enough to them 'cause the rooster scares me.........oh and those are 2 roos and 1 hen:

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    They're quite scared of me when I put the feed and water, but they ate. One is even losing lots of feathers near the butt...........poor chickens...........they look sick.........my family says that its good for them to die because they're not cute......I'll do my best for them..........

    Can you guess the breed? Thanks in advance!

    Oh and Merry Christmas all! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 23, 2007
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Nice family you have there! [​IMG]

    I have no clue on the breed, but you mentioned losing feathers around the vent, have you checked them for mites & lice?

    They look young.

    Houseboy???
    What country are you in? [​IMG]
     
  3. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    If they get good care, they will feather out and look very nice some day. Thank you for caring for them.
     
  4. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

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    Not sure what they are, but I bet they feather out beautifully! [​IMG] They look to have a lot of promise to me.
     
  5. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
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    They are so cool looking.
     
  6. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I'm not sure what breed but they may be mixes. If you are in a different country, it is possible they are a local mix with a game type. They have the game like legs and tall bodies with narrow heads.

    They look ugly because it looks like they have been kept in close quarters and are picking out feathers. Check for mites and lice and see if you can't get them dusted for pests to get rid of them. Put in some straw in the bedding and if you can, let them have some space to scratch around. They should grow feathers back and look beautiful in a month or two. If you can get some high protein chicken feed, that will help with the feather regrowth. Good luck.
     
  7. jdypat

    jdypat Chillin' With My Peeps

    That means that it is a roooster who has been casterated. i hve seen videos of this.. its done to have "hens" for taking care of baby chicks.. for brooding and for meat without that rooster taste.. whate ver that is..

    last summer my grandson and i me 60 and he 14 decided to watch the video really good and to cantonize one of my roosters. we picked him carefully and laid him out and i cut the incision and began my hunt for the little yellow ball that has to be removed. i was doing ok til i looked up at my grandson and saw that he was white as a sheet and trembling.. i stiched up old roo and took my little rooster inside the house for a cold face cloth and to lay down awhile.. he wont help me again.. hah


    uchooooooooo i think im talking about caponize.. sorry
     
    Last edited: Dec 26, 2007
  8. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Captions are for making the roos meatier. They won't brood chicks. It's not commonly done anymore because of the cornish x's.
     

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