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What would you consider the most beautiful standard chicken breed? Pictures please!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by venymae, Mar 9, 2016.

  1. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    My spouse always wanted "egg laying machines" for chickens, and while I love the girls we have, I really want a beautiful chicken for me. I'd love to see pictures of breeds you think are very beautiful. Hens. Not looking for a rooster [​IMG] Thanks everyone!
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silky, buttercup, sumatra, austrolorp, cochin, wyandottes especially the laced ones, polish, sultan, faverolles, marans, fayoumis, campine, brown leghorn(roos are spectactular), barred rocks, sussex, brahma sorry no pics but I figured a list couldn't hurt
     
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    brysonjohnson Out Of The Brooder

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    Sebrights soecially the silver ones are gorgeous!
     
  4. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oooo and seramas too, both are really cute bantam breeds
     
  5. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    Thanks for the suggestions! I am looking for standard breeds though. Not bantams. :)
     
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  6. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Partridge Chantecler
     
  7. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Turtle Rock Poultry Premium Member

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    Orust, (2 pics) Lavender orpington, Speckled Sussex, Sultan, and Blue laced red wyandotte. Only the last picture is mine.... :)
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  8. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    [​IMG]This kind? It has beautiful feather lacing.
     
  9. venymae

    venymae Prairie Wind

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    @BantyChooks Oooo! I love the Orst and the Sultan! I have never heard of orst!
     
  10. Chaos18

    Chaos18 Minion King Premium Member

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    Thats it. I really like lacing and a uniform pattern.
     

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