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Brahma - Bantam

A Very Nice Backyard Chicken

A review on: Brahma - Bantam
Eggsakly

Pros: Docile, calm, easy to handle, quiet, good layers

Cons: A little less friendly than some breeds

I purchased day-old bantam Buff Brahmas from a hatchery, ending up with 4 pullets and 1 cockerel, a nice little breeding group.    The chicks were handled frequently but were never nearly as friendly as my Easter Egger bantams, and that was a bit disappointing, but they are gentle birds overall and easy to handle.    There are two things I love about my...
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Great personalities and low maintenance
Great personalities and low maintenance

Rouen

Pros: good foragers, chatty, cold hardy entertaining, good layer

Cons: messy but all ducks are

pretty birds
pretty birds

Leghorn

Pros: great layers, large eggs, predator savvy, very alert, great foragers, eats less, great for free ranging

Cons: too flighty, not friendly, doesn't go in coops-prefers the tree/doesn't like confinement

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Lakenvelder

Pros: Friendly to people, beautiful, learn fast, intelligent

Cons: Gives a new meaning to "Does not handle confinement".

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