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American Game

American Game

“ I've had them since I could crawl.They where my first birds and will be my last birds!The roosters and hens are very protective of the chicks and they will fight off any predator four-legged or two-legged.You can't beat them for free rangers or broodys.The only thing is you have to seperate the stags at about6 months or you'll end up with one or two less birds! ” --RingedTeal

100% Positive Reviews
American Game Bantams

American Game Bantams

“These birds are absolutely incredible parents and the hens are efficient when it comes to brooding and raising young.   They don't eat much and can get 99% of it by free ranging.  A little overzealous when it comes to territory but I like having these birds around. ” --JJSS89

86% Positive Reviews
Ameri-Flower

Ameri-Flower

“I have a young Ameri-Flower rooster that I love, he is so pretty! He's extremely sweet but he hasn't hit sexual maturity yet so things could change. He looks like a splash americauna but is crested and bearded, he has become my favorite part of the flock- I just love watching him. He has a lot of spunk/personality, I'm really hoping he continues this docile personality to adulthood.  ” --melishkia

100% Positive Reviews
Appenzeller Spitzhauben

Appenzeller Spitzhauben

“ Back in the early 2000's I was in Appenzell Switzerland.  When I heard the chicken name, Appenzeller Sptizhauben, I had to get one.  Boy was I in for a treat!  What lovely birds.  I started with four...because of there "hair cuts", I named them John, Paul George and Ringo...Paul and George became Paula and Georgia!   John was the best rooster I ever...” --SandyC

100% Positive Reviews
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
Bantam-Cochin

Bantam-Cochin

“ A few years ago my family and I owned a small flock of these as chicks and eventually we mixed them with another small flock of belgian d'uccles. We preferred bantams because they didn't seem to wander into the neighbors' yards. Over time though some of them died (one got eaten by a neighbor's dog, one got sick and one died on the brood), and now I only have one left. She's an old girl and...” --Min27

96% Positive Reviews
Bantam Partridge Wyandotte

Bantam Partridge Wyandotte

“I currently have 1 Partridge cockerel, 1 Partridge pullet, 1 Silver Pencilled Pullet and 1 Silver Laced Pullet- all of which are Bantams. Each girl gives me a small creamy/ pink egg everyday without fail and are really dedicated broodys and very protective mothers! They are absolutely stunning to look at (especially the cockerels) and are a very popular breed to show- ideal breed to start...” --DancingWthDucks

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
Belgian d'Uccle

Belgian d'Uccle

“ These chickens are so nice, and they are real lap chickens! I have one that's the bottom of the pecking order and whenever she gets chased or pecked she'll come running to me! She loves to be snuggled! Unfortunately she is too scared too eat on her own so I have to hand feed her. And she goes through phases where she won't eat a certain type of food for a few days ,and a lot of the...” --Ducclelover10

100% Positive Reviews
Belgian Watermaal bantam

Belgian Watermaal bantam

“ These Watermaals are my project.  They share many personality traits with the d'Anver, the hens being very friendly, excellent mothers and average layers (I get about 4 small eggs per week per hen).  They do well in all climates, their crest keeps their rose comb warm and their small size makes them adaptable to heat as well.  They keep well in confinement and make great...” --KristenR

100% Positive Reviews
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