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Bantam-Cochin

I love these little Cochins!

A review on: Bantam-Cochin
LoveThatChick

Pros: Great mothers - good layers - docile

Cons: Small eggs

Bantam Cochins are one of my favorite chicken breeds, I have the Black, and I use them for hatching out all my eggs, even turkey. They are smart, sweet, silly and all around lovable birds. Out of all the breeds I raise, I have not lost one Cochin to predictors, I think it's because their small size makes them less appealing, compared to a bird twice their size. If you're looking for a backyard...
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Smart and hungry
Smart and hungry

Leghorn

Pros: Good layers - Smart - Calm

Cons: Treat obsessed, but who isn't?

Good, but not Great
Good, but not Great

Ancona

Pros: Good Layers - small body therefor less food intake

Cons: Small eggs

Pretty, but can be overly broody and cranky.
Pretty, but can be overly broody and cranky.

Silkichin

Pros: good layer, beautiful birds.

Cons: Cranky. Males can be aggressive.

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