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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
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
Black Sex Link chicken

Black Sex Link chicken

“ I have 4 BSL hens and their 1st year laying we got over 1000 eggs! they went into 2nd fall molting and came out laying 1 egg a day per hen! so we expect to get over 1000 eggs again this year. I am very pleased with them. we replaced our buffs with BSL and it was worth it! ” --wildbill905

90% Positive Reviews
Brahma - Bantam

Brahma - Bantam

“ These were one of the first chickens I owned. I got them from Eagle's Nest hatchery, and they are wonderful little birds. They are full of personality, and my rooster is a gentleman, both to me and his ladies. They are shy compared to my Polish, but they are still willing to stand in your way and cluck at you. I'm glad I chose bantam buff Brahmas for some of my first chickens! The performed...” --Chic_girl

100% Positive Reviews
Buckeye

Buckeye

“The best rooster I've had was a Buckeye. In the brooder they always run to my hand to see what was going on, and in the coop they were always the first ones out. I had a couple and they both turned out to be roosters so I gave one to my mom and it was the same for her - great reviews! My Buckeye would always run up to me to see what food scraps I was bringing him so he could distribute to...” --Barred4Life

100% Positive Reviews
Carolina Blue Sex-Link EE

Carolina Blue Sex-Link EE

“I love my "Beauty" She is a very Pretty girl, however between her broodiness and her molt she laid only 3 months out of her first year.  Her eggs are a beautiful Olive color and she is quiet. Her aggressiveness is Non-prejudice. She pecks at the other hens indiscriminately. She is a quiet layer, not too much of an egg song, and very gentle towards people.  I would...” --Jewellan

100% Positive Reviews
Chantecler

Chantecler

“  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

82% 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
Easter Egger bantam

Easter Egger bantam

“I purchased two pullets and a cockerel from a fellow chicken lover. I don't regret it at all. These birds aren't too flighty, and always know when it's time to roost. They are great foragers, but don't destroy anything. We kept them with full sized chickens for a while, and they were totally fine. they were only pecked two or three times, but otherwise got along just fine. I have never had a...” --Minnowey

100% Positive Reviews
Favacauna

Favacauna

“   My Favacauna named Raven is the nicest thing, and she lays a large green egg nearly every day. Her feathers have a beautiful blue shine and I absolutely love her feather cheeks.  If you are looking to get one of these chickens, know that they won't be on the bottom of the pecking order, as mine has managed to become the most dominant of my flock. One thing that apparently...” --BlueJuniper

100% Positive Reviews
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