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  • Sussex
    2.00 star(s)
    Speckled Sussex pullet...
    Got her with a few others at Coastal farm store as chicks. Never was friendly. Lays every 2 days or so. Avoids me unless there are treats. Got for...
    • SesameRoad
  • Ancona
    3.00 star(s)
    Disappointed
    Purchased from Coastal. Do not recommend unless you like the looks. Contrary to the breed, my pullet went broody right away. One of the top hens...
    • SesameRoad
  • Orpington
    5.00 star(s)
    They are awesome!
    I have a 6 soon to be 7 Orpington hen she is still one of my best layers! They are my favorite breed so far.
    • Earthdale
  • Orpington
    5.00 star(s)
    Best chicken breed!!
    My two BOs came in the mail from Meyer Hatchery, and I was immediately in love with their personalities. Being almost a year old now, they are by...
    • SesameRoad
  • Pyncheon
    5.00 star(s)
    Wonderful, rare, historical little birds. They need more breeders!
    • MeanCheek

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  • Welsummer
    Moved out to the homestead just over a year ago and after reading this article. Decided to get Welsummers. Fifteen of 21 are Welsummer and it is...
  • Pita Pinta (Asturian painted hen)
    i bought 2 chicks from a person on FB a few months ago, they are so sweet, not sure if they are males or females.
  • Black Sex Link chicken
    Just bought 18 bsl as well as 12 jersey giants. My last flock I was lucky enough to accidentally get 1 balls my husband loved her and named her...
  • Pita Pinta (Asturian painted hen)
    Hi, Greenfire Farms has Pita Pinta available for sale as baby chicks on their website for $29 each as straight-run only, and they sometimes list...
  • Pyncheon
    @LisaMP @HeatherKellyB come "rate" the Pyncheons!

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This breed was developed in Belgium by Michel Van Gelder, a fancier who lived in the small town...
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The original Orpington, the Black, was developed in England in 1886 and brought to the US in...
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The Plymouth Rock originated in New England in the 19th Century & were created by using breeds such as Dominique, Dorkings Cochins, etc.
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The Sussex was developed in Sussex County, England over 100 years ago. It was famous...
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The Australorp Breed was developed in Australia at the end of the nineteenth century with Black...
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Cochins came from China in the 19th Century. They were recognized by the APA in 1874. They were...
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The Serama breed originated in Malaysia, apparently through the crossing of Japanese and Malaysian bantams.
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The Brahma is an Asiatic breed of chicken. The first Brahmas were brought to the United States in...
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The silkie chicken was developed in the southeast asian countries or china.It was valued as a medicinal food item because of its black skin and bones
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The Easter Egger is not really a breed. They are relationed to the breeds Ameraucanas and...
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Black Star and Red Star are trade names used for hybrids of two other recognized breeds, not...
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The origination of the Naked Neck is unclear but they are thought to have been brought back by...
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The Old English Game bantam is a delightful breed of chicken. It is a small, pugnacious, and...
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The history of the d' Anver Belgian Bearded D' Anver Various miniature fowl are known to...
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Very tame nice breed that gives you big beautiful brown eggs. They aren't that loud and the...
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Dominique Chickens have endured a long and rich history. First developed by the Colonists, they...
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Faverolles are a dual purpose breed that originates in France. They were originally bred to be...
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Nankins originated in England in the early 1500's and are one of the oldest breeds of bantam...
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The Ameraucana was developed in the 70's by a few people who were trying to standardize the...
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The Jersey Giant is the largest chicken variety (roosters average 13 lbs., hens average 11 lbs.)....
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