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Aseel

Aseel

“           if you noticed that i used the word 'game' for pro and con, i have my reasons. the asil or aseel was imported from the middle east and india because their gameness was used for fighting and grading into american and english games. cockfighting is illegal now and there is not much demand for game chickens that don't lay very many eggs. that being...” --cubalaya

100% Positive Reviews
Australorp

Australorp

“ I will start by saying that I love Australorps. In fact, my very favorite hen is an Australorp. She is such a sweet chicken and just let's you walk right up to her to pick her up. She doesn't run or anything. Sometimes she even comes up to me and acts like she wants to be petted. I love their deep black color with a greenish sheen and how they are built. They are also great layers. There was...” --chickenman98

95% Positive Reviews
Ayam Cemani Chicken

Ayam Cemani Chicken

“After doing much volunteering at my daughter's ex-primary school with their huge flock of free range chickens the head gave us 4 chicks. 2 turned out to be boys. Poppy our AC was one of them. Rose, the other male, was returned to the school but my daughter sobbed that she couldn't possibly be parted from Poppy. They have a very strong bond. So here he is. He will follow my 11 year old...” --notcat

100% Positive Reviews
bantam ameraucana

bantam ameraucana

“I purchased two bantam Ameraucanas from Cackle Hatchery. From day one they were such darlings. Even though they were a week old they seemed to imprint with me. My favorite one, Butter, however, turned out to be a male. As did the other, Blue. But I decided to keep them. They withstood the cold well, with their tiny pea combs remaining unfrostbitten. Blue eventually developed quite a temper....” --chickincrazy

50% Positive Reviews
Bantam-Cochin

Bantam-Cochin

“I love my Cochin Bantams. The hens lay a small, light-brown egg almost every day. They are one of the most calm and docile breed. My Cochin rooster is very sweet and protective of his hens. Varieties that are recognized: Black, Buff, Partridge, White, Barred, Brown Red, Golden Laced, Mottled, Silver Laced, Birchen, Blue, Columbian, Red” --TheCrazyClucker

95% Positive Reviews
Bantam Partridge Wyandotte

Bantam Partridge Wyandotte

“I don't have the partridge, but I do have the blue and Columbian varieties. I love these birds! Definitely one of my favorite breeds. They're good layers of pretty decent sized eggs for a bantam. They're friendly enough.  Mine don't care to be picked up, but will settle once I do. I think that's more my fault than the bird's, as I did handle them when they were young, but didn't...” --Chikenbutwut

100% Positive Reviews
Barnevelder

Barnevelder

“ The two hens I had were purchased from a local lady that was moving house (England). They were 2 and a half years old, and in need of a new home. She had alot of other breeds, but these were so beautiful that they stole my vote immediately. Stunning lacing, yellow legs and very large and heavy. They are about the same size as my Brahma's. By far the most friendly hens...” --Sailing Dede

94% Positive Reviews
Barred Rock

Barred Rock

“ I love my barred rock hen, she is probably one of my favorite chickens ever! She lays me an egg everyday, and just has the sweetest disposition. 5/5 star breed in my book !   Here is my pretty hen! ” --connor97

95% Positive Reviews
 Belgian Cuckoo Malines

Belgian Cuckoo Malines

“I have a cuckoo maran hen and she is one of my favorites, she always walks up to you and will fly up on my shoulder she is a great layer and a flock alpha female. Cukoo marans are all around good chickens” --MaycanGamefowl

100% Positive Reviews
Belgian d' Anver

Belgian d' Anver

“ Our Belgian d'Anver rooster is fabulous! He's wonderful with the flock - very protective. He isn't aggressive, but does have a dominant demeanor. He rounds everyone up to roost in the evening. -always sounds the alarm to potential danger when the flock is roaming around and foraging. -is very friendly towards family members, and loves to perch on an arm or in the lap. He is hand fed treats,...” --TXchickmum

100% Positive Reviews
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