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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
Barred Rock

Barred Rock

“ I love my barred rock hen, she is probably one of my favorite chickens ever! She lays me an egg everyday, and just has the sweetest disposition. 5/5 star breed in my book !   Here is my pretty hen! ” --connor97

95% Positive Reviews
Brabanter

Brabanter

“ I have had the pleasure of having a flock of Brabanters for several years now. I can not say enough good things about these intelligent chickens. Not one has fallen ill on me. Some hens are four years old and still laying well. Very friendly and follow me throughout the day when I am doing chores. They keep a great look out for predators and have the smarts to get away. They forage on the...” --showmesilkies

91% Positive Reviews
Brahma

Brahma

“ If I were starting my flock over, I'd consider having all Brahmas. I just love these birds. They are beautiful, calm and peaceful and have been good layers for me. I love that they are big girls, and their feathered feet. Mine are big diggers and like to spend afternoons wallowing in dust baths. They are a delight. ” --LAChickens

93% 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
Delaware

Delaware

“I've had a variety of chickens over the years.  I've settled on Delawares.  Of all the varieties I've had, Delawares are by far the best.    I read a few of the negative comments.  I don't get it.  Are they really talking about Delawares?  Mine are not aggressive.  Mine do not eat eggs.  They can be loud but my little Nankins (as well as others...” --jmcdan

89% 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
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
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