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Belgian d'Uccle

Brilliant Breed!

A review on: Belgian d'Uccle
candyandcraig

Pros: sweet personality, loves to snuggle, very friendly, doesn't hurt the hens

Cons: none!

I acquired my D'uccle boy by accident; he was young when we bought him, and looked just like a hen!  We were very surprised when he started crowing two days later, and posted an ad to sell him (we didn't want any roosters with our girls).  As the days went by, we fell more and more in love with him, and took the ad down.  I'm glad we did!  He is such a sweetheart, always...
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They look like Emus mom!
They look like Emus mom!

Naked Neck-turken

Pros: Attention getters for sure, theyre my first 4 chicks so waiting to see if they meet expectations.

Cons: None so far, they are blending in fine with 11 other chicks.

GOOD CHICKen
GOOD CHICKen
Best First Birds!
Best First Birds!

Red Sex Link

Pros: Mild mannered, friendly, egg-laying machines, huge eggs

Cons: low survival instinct, heavy eaters, foul their nest boxes, short life span

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Aloha Chickens

Aloha Chickens

“My Maizee is an Aloha that was rejected from the breeding group due to her green legs. Other than that, she's a perfet example of the breed. She lays beautiful smallish cream coloured eggs pretty regularly. She's still laying even though the rest of the flock is slacking. She is pretty noisy. She always greets me with a very loud welcome, and continues to welcome me about 5 minutes after I walk...” --Rezia

100% Positive Reviews
Amber Star Hybrid

Amber Star Hybrid

“We have at least three if not four of these beautiful birds! One of them, Nellie, recently got attacked by a hawk. All we found was feathers. A little bit later she walked right up the barn! She is now perfectly fine and no one would guess that she had been attacked. Her and another pullet like to jump up on my head and arms for treats. They lay almost every day!!! Great birds for a beginner,...” --ECSandCCFS

100% Positive Reviews
Amber Whites

Amber Whites

“ Our A.W. is 3 years old now and is still laying better than our yearling hens! She lays through the winter (with a coop light on) and has the most lovely personality. When she was young we named her "Nugget" because she matured so fast we thought she was a cockeral. When we found out she was a pullet, we were super excited because of the great personality she had! She'd always follow us...” --sclanimals

100% Positive Reviews
Ameraucana

Ameraucana

“ Ameraucanas are georgeous birds. My favorite variety are the blue, but i love them all (white, black, buff, wheaten, blue wheaten, brown red, silver and the un accepted colors too lavender and splash). The blue eggs they lay are so pretty too. Personally Ameraucanas are my favorite breed. The first chicken I ever had was an ameruacana. I love to show them. All of mine are docile, really cold...” --CCCCCCCCHICKENS

91% Positive Reviews
American Game

American Game

“ I've had them since I could crawl.They where my first birds and will be my last birds!The roosters and hens are very protective of the chicks and they will fight off any predator four-legged or two-legged.You can't beat them for free rangers or broodys.The only thing is you have to seperate the stags at about6 months or you'll end up with one or two less birds! ” --Muscovie Lover

100% Positive Reviews
American Game Bantams

American Game Bantams

“Excellent breed. Mine is very friendly, especially for a rooster. He loves to be held, follows me wherever I go. He has the best personality, he even chills and looks around in the car or when I ride my bike. I just hold him under my arm and he seems to be enjoying himself.  I'd be a wreck without my American Game Rooster, Skittles. (His picture is my profile pic!)     ...” --Aquabubblez13

60% Positive Reviews
Ancona

Ancona

“   A friendly chatty little chicken. Love the color/markings on mine. I did have to earn their trust by staying quiet in my movements around them. I like them more every day. Economical eaters and great tick pickers. They love to follow me around like little ducklings-occasionally undo my shoestrings for fun. ” --heronz

79% Positive Reviews
Andalusian

Andalusian

“ My Blue Andalusian, Silver, is one of my favorite chickens.  She is seven months old and is a delightful member of the flock. Her coloring and lacing is just beautiful even though she is a hatchery chick.  She lays a medium to large white egg 6 days a week with an occasional jumbo.  She fits in well with my flock and does not pick on the other girls, but does stand up for...” --nova022

96% Positive Reviews
Appenzeller Spitzhauben

Appenzeller Spitzhauben

“ The Spitzhaubens are one of my favorite breeds! Very flashy, they are not afraid to "show off" their beauty. Roosters are very gentle toward kids. Very good white egg layers, and known to be a non broody breed however rare incidents do happen that they will brood and raise chicks successfully while others would brood but not want to raise chicks. I find the hens to be very gentle, not nervous...” --EweSheep

100% Positive Reviews
Araucana

Araucana

“ A challenging breed for the newcomer and even challenging for the advanced breeder when breeding towards the SOP but they more than make up for all of their difficulties by providing so much enjoyment and use.  Breeding for the trademark tufts is not for everyone, especially those with tender hearts.  The gene responsible for the tufts (which are not the same as muffs/beard in other...” --smoothmule

100% Positive Reviews
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