The turken (naked neck) is thought to have originated in eastern hungary. This breed became very popular in europe and the united states in the 1900s. Naked neck chickens are recognized in 1965 in the american standard of perfection in four colors red, white, buff, and black. The naked neck chicks that we sell are a mixed assortment of colors. Naked neck chickens may not be the prettiest of chickens and certainly dont look like the ideal chicken you may picture for your flock. But they are a wonderful breed with a ton of benefits for raising them. Turken naked neck chickens are ornamental dual purpose brown egg-laying chickens, ideal for meat. Half chicken and half turkey? No, the turken is all chicken but unique because of its turkey-like bare neck, less than normal feathering around the breast, under the wings, and around the vent. In spite of the feather shortage, turkens stand cold weather very well, are good layers of brown eggs, and grow to 6 pounds or more, making a fine eating bird. Unlike some family-orientated breeds, naked neck hens dont go broody frequently. In fact, most naked necks dont care to raise their own chicks. So, if you plan to keep producing this quirky breed year-after-year, plan on investing in an incubator to do the job. The naked neck is considered to be an extremely docile and friendly chicken. Can any one help me identify my chicken breed i own a chicken which is nacked necked it has a crest on its head the chick it hatched had feathers on its leg it is not a good layer its body is short feathers are cream colours most of the chick she hatched over her. Shop for rare and ornamental chickens at strombergs! With four generations of experience selling poultry we have great rare chickens for you! My cart 0 item(s) your shopping cart is empty. Learn about how we are dealing with covid-19 important updates. Due to covid-19 restrictions, please confirm events are happening with organizers before attending. 8 for sale chicks chickens sumatra naked neck hybrid pekin brahma. I have plenty of chicks of different breeds bantam and large fowl hybrids crosses sumatra bantam pekin naked neck bantam gold partridge brahma lf blue buff columbias brahma lf day olds to 7 weeks. With so many advantages to chicken ownership, its no surprise that urban chicken farming has been on the rise. Before making a final decision, take some time to explore our website, learn about our chickens for sale, and discover which chicken breeds are right for you.