“ 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
“ 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
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“ 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
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...
“ 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
“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
“ Very hardy birds and very docile. excellent eggs yeild per year aswell what more can you ask ” --Habibs Hens
“ Dark Cornish have been a great addition to our backyard flock. All of them eagerly rustle their own food, foraging widely through brush and field, spending little time at the feeder. Birds are broad backed, with their sturdy legs widely spaced. Comb and wattle development is minimal, which may cost it some ability to dissipate heat in the summer, but by the same token, will reduce heat...” --guineatech