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Any leghorn bantam mommies out there?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Claire_Bear, Apr 6, 2007.

  1. Claire_Bear

    Claire_Bear Out Of The Brooder

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    My parents want a leghorn bantam hen and i dont know if they are aggressive or not?
    i want really tame docile chicken breeds. But good layers too.
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    I don't know about leghorn bantams... but my leghorn standards are the most flighty things in the world. Paranoia is what they define. They do lay alot though... If you really want eggs, a standard sized hen would be best. I reccomend a pair of standard golden or black sex links. Much calmer, nicer, and don't get as dirty as easily.
     
  3. Claire_Bear

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    well, I'm aiming at getting all bantams, but thats ok, do you know of any standards that wont pick on banties?
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    It all depends on the bird themselves. I had a silkie roo be the head of a whole pile of hens twice his size. There will always be pecking and it wont necessilary be the small one on the bottom. Usually it's the young one on the bottom.
     
  5. Claire_Bear

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    Well, im getting all hens and my mom want layers and i want tame docile Bantams, so its gonna be hard:/
     

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