what is a red cap and should I buy some?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by awalters0815, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. awalters0815

    awalters0815 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In addition to my post about houdans, I can also purchase two or 3 red caps, and I know nothing about them either. Is 12 bucks each a good price and are they good birds?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Red Caps are another originally really rare breed in which most nowadays come from hatcheries. They're a neat breed, but I really don't know much on their egg laying or meat qualities. They're a partridge colored chicken with a huge rosecomb, hence their name "Red Cap."
     

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