Your opinion on redcaps...

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ninjascrub69, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im thinking about ordering some but first i want your opinion
     
  2. NYREDS

    NYREDS Overrun With Chickens

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    They're a very old breed & are about as rare as you can get. I haven't seen one in the last 7 years & I haven't seen a good one in I don't know how long.
    I had some 40 +/- years ago & I liked them. A geed male is a spectacular looking bird.
    They're medium sized birds that lay white eggs.
    If you're looking for a long-term project they'd be worth considering. Any you find will need a lot of work.
     
  3. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you!
    Quick Q... if i got them from a hatchery would they have the large rose comb that they are supposed to have, or would it be regular size?
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    I'd support a Redcap breeder ALL the way! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    They're VERY rare, but yes, from a hatchery I believe you should expect a good sized rose comb. Course, if you get from a hatchery (which honestly I have yet to hear of SQ breeders in the US of them) you will indeed be needing to work on them for years.
     
  5. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I would def be willing to put alot of time into them (just like all my other projects). Thanks y'all [​IMG]
     

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