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Cornish

Cornish

“ 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

86% Positive Reviews
Cornish Bantams

Cornish Bantams

“ i've hade my little rooster, Grayson, since he was a chick. he's really sweet to people and to my other birds, and he doesn't mind at all when i scoop him up, hug him, kiss his beak... ” --CayugaLover

100% Positive Reviews
Cornish Cross

Cornish Cross

“ I've raised two batches of the CX and are incredibly impressed with their foraging abilities, their activity levels and their tough nature.  These birds can get an injury and brush it off like it never happened.  Heal up so fast and well that you can't tell who was injured, even when doing the processing later.    They have a great feed conversion and I've never lost...” --Beekissed

91% Positive Reviews
Cream Legbar originally bred by R. C. Punnett

Cream Legbar originally bred by R. C. Punnett

“ I got my first Cream Legbars in May of 2012 in an egg swap. They hatched from beautiful sky blue eggs. I got 2 pullets and 2 cockerels, but one cockerel died at a few weeks old. They grew to become beautiful birds! Very friendly-one pullet never fails to meet me at the door and loves to be held and petted. I don't normally handle my chickens unless I need to, but I can't help enjoying having...” --babymakes6

88% Positive Reviews
Crevecoeur

Crevecoeur

“ Crevecoeurs are really neat birds. They are smart, lay (huge) white eggs and are very friendly. Most of my hens are extremely "talkative" too and the roosters eat out of my hands. Very nice birds. They are in dire need of more people dedicated to working with them. ” --Rare Feathers Farm

92% Positive Reviews
Cubalaya

Cubalaya

“ Had some Cubalaya Bantams years ago. They are wonderful friendly birds. They were not prone to fighting. They do fly well. the hens are a beautiful reddish color. Only drawback was they seemed prone to Mareks, so i would suggest getting them vaccinated. ” --Silseb

100% Positive Reviews
Delaware

Delaware

“I've had a variety of chickens over the years.  I've settled on Delawares.  Of all the varieties I've had, Delawares are by far the best.    I read a few of the negative comments.  I don't get it.  Are they really talking about Delawares?  Mine are not aggressive.  Mine do not eat eggs.  They can be loud but my little Nankins (as well as others...” --jmcdan

89% Positive Reviews
Dominique

Dominique

“I Love Dominiques! Besides being our oldest native American breed, they are specifically suited for North America. Last summer we had temperatures to 110 F for a week, and the entire summer was the warmest on record for our area. In the winter it frequently get to below 0 F. They continue to lay about 1 egg every other day. The cockerels are fantastic eating. We process ours at about 26 weeks,...” --wsmith

96% Positive Reviews
Dorking

Dorking

“ I have had dorkings for 11 years and find them to be a great breed.  They are wonderful mothers to chicks they are able to hatch, they are able to mate on their own and they are extremely friendly. They lay a beautiful cream colored egg and are supposed to be good meat bird but being a vegetarian I do not kill my birds.They lay eggs into the winter and go broody consistently enabling me...” --MelanieK

100% Positive Reviews
Dutch

Dutch

“ Of the several breeds of chicken that  I have. the Dutch Bantam is probably my favorite. The males, in particular, are very pretty, but even the females have beautiful, soft feathers and bright eyes. Often, they have "conversations" with you, making sweet chirring noises in response to your voice. Though great fliers, they rarely try to escape by flying, much preferring to sit still and...” --BantamLover21

100% Positive Reviews
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