Whose Got Rare Breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by countyroad1330, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    Oklahoma!
    I was wandering through Feathersite and found some very rare and pretty birds. I was just wondering if anyone on the board had rare breeds, and maybe pictures [​IMG]
     
  2. kstaven

    kstaven Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Lots of us with rare heritage breeds here. Just plug the type of chicken you are thinking of into the search function on this forum. Quite a few pics too. You will find those with rare duck, goose and turkeys also.
     
  3. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm raising crele and partridge penedesencas. They are a rare breed first imported from Catalonia (region of Spain) only six years ago. They lay very dark reddish brown eggs and have an interesting "carnation" comb. These birds are flighty like other Mediterranean breeds but seem to settle down if they are housed with calmer breeds and are exposed to humans frequently. I should have some eggs available starting this spring.

    I don't have any photos yet but you can check out some at the feathersite

    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Penes/BRKPenes.html
     
  4. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
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    What great looking eggs. They look like their made of chocolate.
     
  5. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    Those eggs do look like chocolate. I have 5 SLW (4 pullet and 1 surprise roo) They were labled (Cackle Hatchery) as rare breed, but I've noticed that a lot of people from BYC has some.
     
  6. countyroad1330

    countyroad1330 Thunder Snow 2009!

    Oct 15, 2007
    Oklahoma!
    What are SLW?
     
  7. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SLW is short for Silver-Laced Wyandotte
     
  8. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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  9. jazzchicken

    jazzchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never heard of Buckeyes. They are real pretty birds!
     
  10. mdbucks

    mdbucks Cooped Up

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    Quote:Most even on a chicken site have not, thus the RARE breed. I went to the chciken show last week, and talked to a girl from Kentucky who had 4 in the show, those were the first I had seen other than mine. That girl had also shown at the Ohio National show and said there was one other person that showed there.
     

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