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Leghorn

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A review on: Leghorn
orientphoenix

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

really great layers but don't like handling much, mine wouldn't let me near them. i raised the whites and the browns, they were escape artists but for a good reason. they can evade a lot of predators
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Lakenvelder

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

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

Fast and Furtive
Fast and Furtive

Sicilian Buttercup

Pros: distinctive plumage, good forager, heat tolerant

Cons: escape artist

Love them
Love them

Orpington

Pros: Great layers, hardy, sweet, gentle, funny, great foragers

Cons: none.

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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

“i have about 25 of these hens and 2 roosters i had gotten a about a year ago. These hens were quick to mature and layed through the winter. great breed to have they are not aggressive and lay a nice rich brown colored egg.  ” --JPs Chickens

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

92% 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! ” --RingedTeal

100% Positive Reviews
American Game Bantams

American Game Bantams

“These birds are absolutely incredible parents and the hens are efficient when it comes to brooding and raising young.   They don't eat much and can get 99% of it by free ranging.  A little overzealous when it comes to territory but I like having these birds around. ” --JJSS89

86% Positive Reviews
Ameri-Flower

Ameri-Flower

“I have a young Ameri-Flower rooster that I love, he is so pretty! He's extremely sweet but he hasn't hit sexual maturity yet so things could change. He looks like a splash americauna but is crested and bearded, he has become my favorite part of the flock- I just love watching him. He has a lot of spunk/personality, I'm really hoping he continues this docile personality to adulthood.  ” --melishkia

100% Positive Reviews
Ancona

Ancona

“ Just a great bird in my eyes. My 3 Ancona's ( spot, dot and splash ) are very friendly with me, each have laid a big white egg every day since the age of 17 weeks ( which is early for most breeds ). They are very economical eaters. I just love watching them fly, hop and bounce up our terraces and all through the garden. They are great at escaping from predators......and the run, but at...” --cluckcluckluke

84% 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

87% Positive Reviews
An Introduction to the Serama Bantam

An Introduction to the Serama Bantam

Now available in the USA. This book was the first of its kind published in the UK. Well illustrated in full-colour - "An Introduction to the Serama Bantam". A 'must have' for all Serama fans - both new and old. If you are already lucky enough to own this amazing breed then you will enjoy this book as it covers topics such as breeding, genetics and exhibiting. This...

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