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Naked Neck Chicks

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Num. Birds 1-24 25-49 50-99 100+
Price per Bird $3.39 $3.29 $3.09 $2.99
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Price: $3.39
Breed Specific Minimum: 5

Availability: Sold Out for 2014

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Chicken Gender*:
Straight Run (Day-Old Random Gender)
Females (Day-Old Pullets) [Add $0.48]
Males (Day-Old Cockerels) [Subtract -$0.48]

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Naked Neck Chicken

The Naked Neck Chicken is commonly referred to as the Turken because it looks like a cross between a turkey and a chicken. Many mistakenly believe that the Naked Neck Chicken was actually a cross between a domestic turkey and a chicken, but the featherless neck was a characteristic intentionally bred into the chicken to make it easier to pluck and more resistant to hot weather climates.

The Naked Neck Chicken is surprisingly cold resistant even though it lacks almost half the total feathers of other chickens its size, and it is a reliable layer of medium to large light brown eggs. Though considered an ornamental breed with a fancy characteristic, most do not choose this bird for show purposes but for it's excellent dual purpose utility. The carcass is quite meaty and the feathers particularly easy to pluck due to the nakedness of its neck and vents.

Naked Neck Chickens are not only good for utility, but they have easy going personalities and are one of the easiest chicks to tame. They make friendly pets and are fairly broody and good setters. Turkens are tolerant of confinement. Though the breed is rather rare in North America, Naked Neck Chickens are especially popular in France, Germany, and other European countries. The Naked Neck Chicken may not be the most visually appealing chicken breed, but they do have great dual purpose functionality and make a friendly and pleasant backyard bird.
Product Facts

Naked Neck Chicken Info

  • Adult Weight - Male: 8.5 pounds ; Female: 6.5 pounds
  • Color - We offer the Red variety of Naked Neck, having brilliant reddish orange plumage with a bright red colored featherless neck and vent, single red comb and wattles
  • Purpose - Dual Purpose: Meat and Egg Production, Fancy: Naked Neck
  • Egg Production - Good
  • Egg Color - Medium to Large Brown Eggs
  • Country of Origin -Hungary/Romania

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 | Total Reviews: 6 Write a review.

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Healthy chicks Great service July 31, 2014
Reviewer: Melinda Jenkins from Luray, VA United States  
eFowl did a great job keeping us updated with exactly when we should expect our chicks.  They all arrived healthy and safely.  Could not have expected better service and quality than we received.

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feedback May 27, 2014
Reviewer: nhia lor from Minneapolis, MN United States  
very good

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naked neck turkens chicks May 27, 2014
Reviewer: Michael Bell from Cantonment, FL United States  
They where shipped just like you said. The chicks are in good shape. I will order from y'all again.

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happy May 6, 2014
Reviewer: Gerda Stclair from Gretna, LA United States  
extremely excited because they are not found around here my kids love them

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rambunctiously well May 1, 2014
Reviewer: Maurice Perkins from Lillington, NC United States  
All arrived healthy though not when first promised and as a result I had to adjust my schedule but all worked out and they are happy and rambunctiously well.

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