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California Grey

California Grey

“I chose California Greys because they lay a white egg and I wanted to add white eggs to my basket.  They also have a reputation as a less flighty breed than most other white egg layers and it is somewhat important to me to have a friendly flock.   Of my current brood of chicks the CA Greys have distinguished themselves as the most curious and friendly in my mixed flock of babies. ...” --tommysgirl

100% Positive Reviews
Campine

Campine

“ I have a pair of Golden Campine Bantams and I have to say they are wonderful. I got my prized baby's from a serious chicken lover, as a young pair only 3-4 months old and Bonnie my sweet little hen started laying the week after she turned six months. So far she has not gone broody and has been a little lazy about laying but her sweetness makes up for it. They are great birds for anybody and I...” --chickengirl152

88% Positive Reviews
Carolina Blue Sex-Link EE

Carolina Blue Sex-Link EE

“I love my "Beauty" She is a very Pretty girl, however between her broodiness and her molt she laid only 3 months out of her first year.  Her eggs are a beautiful Olive color and she is quiet. Her aggressiveness is Non-prejudice. She pecks at the other hens indiscriminately. She is a quiet layer, not too much of an egg song, and very gentle towards people.  I would...” --Jewellan

100% Positive Reviews
Catalana

Catalana

“ Catalanas could use more keepers in the States.  I found some authentic Catalanas after a long search. They were worth the effort. I have been impressed with their style, smarts, and confidence. They are all business. They are however, easy to manage and not flighty as some might expect. They lay a nice white egg, and plenty of them. Even up to and through the winter. Catalanas are a...” --gjensen

100% Positive Reviews
Chantecler

Chantecler

“  Chanteclers are an okay breed. They are excellent in cold weather; as they come from frigid Canada. However, these birds do not do well in torrid, hot weather. They are fairly good layers, but they are flighty. If you are looking for a pet breed this isn't your breed ;] ” --BantamFan4Life

82% Positive Reviews
Chicken Breeds By Country Of Origin, including: Sicilian Buttercup (chicken), Leghorn (chicken), Ancona (chicken), Yurlov Crower, Orloff (chicken), ... (chicken), Kraienköppe, Tomaru, Iowa Blue

Chicken Breeds By Country Of Origin, including: Sicilian Buttercup (chicken), Leghorn (chicken), Ancona (chicken), Yurlov Crower, Orloff (chicken), ... (chicken), Kraienköppe, Tomaru, Iowa Blue

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chicken Phoenix - Bantam

chicken Phoenix - Bantam

“ I had a little bantam that I originally thought was a silver duckwing, but ended up being a phoenix. He was the absolute sweetest bird I have ever had. I held him daily since he was a little cockerel and it payed off. When he would see me, he ran over to me and rubbed on my feet. I would pick him up and put him in my coat and he'd fall asleep in my jacket. He NEVER showed any aggression...” --shmccarthy

100% Positive Reviews
Cinnamon Quens  -- type of sex link

Cinnamon Quens -- type of sex link

Great egg machines. BUT KILLERS of any chicks or other hens in the same general area or visible area. I got these a year ago and everything was great until about a month ago. They have actually jumped/flown over a 4 foot tall plus fence where I have my 8 weeks old chicks. I finally caught them and have raised the fence but NOT until they killed 50 plus chicks. And NOW that they can...

0% Positive Reviews
Cochin

Cochin

“ Cochins are among my favorite breeds. I had never had an aggressive cochin, even the roosters are super sweet.  They are very cuddly and love attention making them wonderful pets. Even though I have heard cochins are poor layers mine lay an egg a day, except for in the winter. ” --chickenluver100

94% Positive Reviews
Colombian Rock

Colombian Rock

“I got my start in Columbian Plymouth Rocks (in LF) back in 2010 from a trio that came in from Canada to the Ohio Nationals.  They are typical Plymouth Rocks; great dual purpose birds.  After 3 breeding seasons I am close to having a few that I would consider showing.   My males are over 10 lbs and females are 8lbs +.  This color variety is one of the most rarely...” --Yard full o' rocks

100% Positive Reviews
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