You should never expect a cosmetically perfect bird. In fact, you should expect to find some defects in virtually every bird you raise. Just as every child is not destined to become a supermodel, every bird is not destined to win ribbons at shows or be suitable for breeding. Only a tiny fraction of chickens conforms to their breed standard in all respects. We do not represent that every bird we sell is show quality or is flawless. You should receive birds that can be the foundation for a breeding program that with enough time and skill can produce show-quality or breeding quality birds.
If you want to know any issues or faults with the individual breeds and plan on breeding or showing reach out to us and we can provide some of those details. There are several factors involved with all breeds so to list them out is difficult. Many breeds we raise have no standard of perfection. However, we do strive to meet the Country of origination standard if applicable in the description of the fowl. Do your research on these breeds if you plan on breeding or showing. We can assist with what we know and also point you to reputable sources.