What is the number one flightyest chicken?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by houndit, Dec 18, 2008.

  1. houndit

    houndit There is no H or F in Orpington!

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    What is the number one best flying of all chicken breeds. I do not mean the most flighty(jumping off the walls) but can fly the farthest, highest,and the fastest. Just curious.
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    game breeds, Indian red junglefowl (and their both, Crazy and good flyers), and sebrights.
     
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  3. chickenpiedpiper

    chickenpiedpiper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have sen our Japanese hens cover 50 60 feet at 12-15 feet off the ground, from a ground position. They are not peregrines, by any means, but they get where they are going!
     
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I've seen one of my game hens fly from the ground 50+ yards across the field an land on the peak of my house.
     
  5. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    My Mille Fleur hen.

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  6. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I will second that on our Japanese Bantams. They can fly far and fast !![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I've seen game hens fly long and high. They are amazing.
     
  8. baldie

    baldie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]I have to say my silver spangled hamburgs, they fly pretty high!
     
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Game birds and darn Leghorns!
     
  10. Byrdj

    Byrdj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yesterday I saw a leghorn pullet fly 30 ft off the ground for 200 yards and land in a tree.
     

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