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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
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
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
Easter Eggers

Easter Eggers

“ Of all the hens I have had over the years, my EE (named Cheeks) is the oldest, healthiest, and most predator savy.  She is going on 7 years old now and my chickens always free range.  We have a light predator load here, but we did have one fox attack, and numerous hawk attacks over the years.  She was hatched on my farm from an egg, and she has never been sickly, or...” --RaeRae2

96% Positive Reviews
Golden Sex Link

Golden Sex Link

“ I recently did some math to see if our five Golden Comets were earning their keep. During the summer I got five eggs per day, every day, and in the winter with no additional lighting I still got four. Assuming they produced an average of 31 eggs per week, that's 124 per month and 1488 per year! Considering a dozen eggs at the grocery store are about three dollars, that's at least $372 in eggs...” --Gofygure

91% Positive Reviews
Golden Spangled Hamburgs

Golden Spangled Hamburgs

“I usually don't get an animal on a whim but that's exactly what happened with my Hamburg.  I had reserved three 10 week old Easter Egger pullets from a local farm-share and made the arrangements to pick them up but when I arrived, they had forgotten to crate my girls the evening before so we set out on the task of catching my little ladies, none of whom had really...” --islandgirl82

83% Positive Reviews
Gold Star

Gold Star

“We have a flock of six chickens and two ducks, and we have one Gold Star. She is by far our friendliest of the flock, she comes running whenever we bring out food and treats, and was the first to be tamed and eat out of our hands. She is quiet and really sweet, and she started laying eggs at only 18 weeks old!    We're on our first chickens, but knowing the differences between our...” --Butterprint

83% Positive Reviews
KBHatchery Pearl White Leghorn

KBHatchery Pearl White Leghorn

“I have two roosters and twenty hens, all are beautiful and loving!! great recommendation for your flock, pump out eggs constantly ! started laying very early and haven't slowed down sense , most amazing breed I have come across yet! ” --KBHatchery

50% Positive Reviews
Lakenvelder

Lakenvelder

“ It is quite pretty to see a flock of these girls working the pasture for insects and forage. They are very independent, and preffer to be together even in a mixed flock Their independent nature is their greatest asset, that said they are excellent fliers and will go where they please and prefer to roost in the trees, unless they are coop trained! My Lakenvelders proved to be a challenge,...” --little feather

59% Positive Reviews
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