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Aloha Chickens

Aloha Chickens

“My Maizee is an Aloha that was rejected from the breeding group due to her green legs. Other than that, she's a perfet example of the breed. She lays beautiful smallish cream coloured eggs pretty regularly. She's still laying even though the rest of the flock is slacking. She is pretty noisy. She always greets me with a very loud welcome, and continues to welcome me about 5 minutes after I walk...” --Rezia

100% Positive Reviews
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
Amber Whites

Amber Whites

“i have about 25 of these hens and 2 roosters i had gotten a about a year ago. These hens were quick to mature and layed through the winter. great breed to have they are not aggressive and lay a nice rich brown colored egg.  ” --JPs Chickens

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
Australorp

Australorp

“ I will start by saying that I love Australorps. In fact, my very favorite hen is an Australorp. She is such a sweet chicken and just let's you walk right up to her to pick her up. She doesn't run or anything. Sometimes she even comes up to me and acts like she wants to be petted. I love their deep black color with a greenish sheen and how they are built. They are also great layers. There was...” --chickenman98

95% Positive Reviews
California Grey

California Grey

“I chose California Greys because they lay a white egg and I wanted to add white eggs to my basket.  They also have a reputation as a less flighty breed than most other white egg layers and it is somewhat important to me to have a friendly flock.   Of my current brood of chicks the CA Greys have distinguished themselves as the most curious and friendly in my mixed flock of babies. ...” --tommysgirl

100% Positive Reviews
Columbian Blacktails

Columbian Blacktails

“ Very hardy birds and very docile. excellent eggs yeild per year aswell   what more can you ask ” --Habibs Hens

100% Positive Reviews
Golden Nugget

Golden Nugget

“Blondie (the name of our golden nugget chicken) was our first broody hen and does very well in egg production. She raised her chick well and we have another good egg laying hen because of it. She free ranges very well and isn't a lot of trouble. Although she can sometimes be grouchy we still love her! ” --mrs buff laced

100% 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
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
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