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Anybody have Anconas?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Buff Hooligans, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. Buff Hooligans

    Buff Hooligans Scrambled

    Jun 11, 2007
    My co-worker has a flock of SLW and Anconas, about 21 weeks old. Will the Anconas start to lay first?

    What are Anconas like as pet chickens? Friendly?
  2. Smoky73

    Smoky73 Lyon Master 11 Years

    Feb 8, 2007
    Anconas are not lap chickens for sure. They are of the mediterranean class so, they are very flightly and skittish...at least mine are/were. I oly have one now and she is still flighty at 5 years old, though not as bad as she used to be. Oh, and very noisy, they are known to be excellent watch dogs.
    Oh and yes, the Anconas will start to lay first.

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