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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fullhouse, Apr 22, 2008.

  1. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No "rear end" feathers to speak of and looks like a lighter RIR?

    ETA: It's a hen [​IMG] I have looked all over and just can't find it! Please help, she's the best hen and I want to find more like her.
     
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  2. Josie

    Josie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Araucanas are rumpless, and they can come in a variety of colors. They also lay blue eggs.
    Check out feathersite.
    They also have those tufts, but some offspring can be born without them and have a clean face.
     
  3. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kaul chickens are purely rumpless too, but I think you can only get them in europe.....
     
  4. hinkjc

    hinkjc Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    There are only 3 breeds that I am aware of that are rumpless. I've never heard of a Kaul, but I'd love to see them if anyone has reference to them.

    Araucana
    Manx Rumpies
    Drenthe

    Jody
     
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Is it possible the chicken in question has had its tail feathers plucked?
     
  6. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I don't think so. At first I thought so, but she's been here a month and still has just a tiny, fluffy but not normal rear. Maybe she just has really short tail feathers?
     
  7. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aracaunas are missing their last vertabrae that's what makes them rumpless. Is it rumpless totally or does it have a nubbin? What else does it look like?
     
  8. fancyfowl4ever

    fancyfowl4ever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have several websites about them, but they are all in German(since that is my native tongue and I couldn't find anything about them in English).

    Oh, and some other rumpless breeds that I have found on german chicken groups are;

    Barbu(e) d'Everberg - http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/BelgdEv/BRKBelgdEv.html

    Rumpless Chabot

    Rumpless Ardennes (website in french, bottom talks about the rumpless form) http://users.pandora.be/jaak.rousseau/version_francaise/grote_hoenders/ARDENNER.HTM

    Grubbe bearded bantam - http://www.ac-bueroservice.de/gefluegel/grubbe_bartzwerge01_avi.jpg

    Kaul Bantam(clean leg) - http://www.seltene-zwerghuehner.de/rassen/zwergkaul.htm

    Ruhlaer Kaul bantam(feather leg)- http://www.seltene-zwerghuehner.de/rassen/ruhlaer.htm

    Kaul - http://www.ac-bueroservice.de/gefluegel/kaulhuehner.htm

    Anna
     
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  9. fullhouse

    fullhouse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She looks lighter than a RIR and darker than a red star. Black in the wings when open only and none in the rump. About 4 -5 pounds, thin build, yellow legs. She lays well, but a smaller, but still round light brown egg, maybe a grocery store medium. I don't think she is rumpless, I'll have to get a pic today.
     
  10. sara

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    Quote:A brown egg wouldn't be from an araucana.
     

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