Turken "Naked Necks" Chicken Breed Information and Chicken
Turken "Naked Necks" Chicken Breed Information
Originally called "Naked Necks" Chickens they were first bred in Eastern
Hungary. Many believed that they were a cross between a chicken and the
domesticated turkey, but this is not the case. The "Naked Neck" was a characteristic
bred into the chicken to make it easier to pluck for meat and to tolerate
the heat better. The Turken "Naked Necks" Chicken
is noted for its size and laying ability and come in
different colors. To be different add these to your collection. They take
confinement well and are quite gentle. A number
of the color varieties were admitted into the American Standard of Perfection in
1965. We do not offer any specific color variety of this breed.
Noted feature is their turkey like neck appearance.
Poultry Show Class: All Other Standard Breeds - Miscellaneous
Minimum of 5 birds of each breed, variety,
color, or sex. ONLY EXCEPTIONS: If you are ordering pullets, you may order
1 or 2 cockerels to go with them or UNLESS
YOU ARE ORDERING ONE OF THE CITY-TOWN OR SMALL ORDER SPECIALS”
Straight Run, Pullets and Cockerels are shipped at 1
day of age, the chicks arrive at your post office at 2-3 days of age You
MUST have a minimum order of 15 chicks total.