Any Faverolles Owners out there? Breed help!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by keeko, Jan 3, 2010.

  1. keeko

    keeko Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 22, 2009
    Asheville, NC
    Hey everyone!

    If you've seen my other posts, I am quite torn with which breeds to get when I start my *first* flock this spring. Though I originally wanted a good laying bird (was thinking Buff Orps, Australorps, and RIR), I am in love with Faverolles! I've been advised not to mix them with breeds with stronger personalities though. So now, it's going through my head - "Faverolles-only flock?"

    My questions are for you Fav owners out there!
    How well do they lay?
    Do they really lay through the winter?
    How winter-hardy are they?
    Are Fav's as sweet as they say?
    If you've mixed them with any other breeds, do they end up the under-dog and how do they do with your mixed flock?

    Thanks guys!
  2. JenEric Farms

    JenEric Farms GOOGLE GENIUS

    Oct 31, 2007

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