My Black Australorp is very good natured and quiet. She also lays a large, brown egg almost every day - even now when it's cold and days are short.
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I have 3 red star sex-links in my backyard and they are pretty quite and very tame. I got them when they were about 5 months old and they now are now almost a year. They try to run in the house every time we open the door. They will also eat right out of our hands. We live in a subdivision and haven't had one complaint. We also try to give eggs to the neighbors whenever we have extras so that might help.
Hurrrmmmmmm. Well, are nicer or quieter chickens better neighbors? I think most of our neighbors will have children.
My Salmon Faverolle and Marans are sweet very calm girls. The salmon Faverolle is not quite but that might just be her.
Another vote for cochins. Even my chicks hardly peep at all in the brooder. They are just naturally quiet and laid back.
- Squeaky Wheel
My Jersey Giants are quiet and docile and decent egg layers. I have a Cochin that is super quiet, but I have yet to get any eggs from her. The Henderson Breed Chart can you a general idea of egg production ability for different breeds and a little general info about their temperaments.
- Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast