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Polish

Not Cold Hardy

A review on: Polish
AmandaKyle

Pros: Very sweet, animated, pretty.

Cons: Not cold hardy, flighty, low in pecking order in mixed flock

I have had a number of Polish over the past three years and I can definitively say I will never get another one. I have a medium sized (25) mixed flock and the Polish were constantly being picked on. I had two Polish frizzles whose heads were picked clean by the other birds. When the winter came, they were just not hardy enough to withstand the New England cold, although all of my heavier...
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Slow grower
Slow grower

Belgian Cuckoo Malines

Pros: excellent meat qualities. Would be great for utility breeding.

Cons: Not many breeders or bloodlines available. Roosters are huge and may struggle mating.

Like puppies
Like puppies
Our first choice, twice!
Our first choice, twice!

Australorp

Pros: Lots of delicious eggs, beautiful birds, pictures don't do them justice

Cons: none

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