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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
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
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 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
Blue Hen Of Delaware

Blue Hen Of Delaware

“These are great for your mix flock and the roosters are gorgeous ” --bbishop

100% Positive Reviews
Booted

Booted

“My Porcelin Booted Bantams are adorable! My rooster is very docile and never fought with the LF roosters. But we had to move the pair because he got picked on too much. They will make good lap birds if you handle them young. ” --Phoenix Farms

100% 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
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
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