Bantam Chickens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by michael94, Sep 10, 2007.

  1. michael94

    michael94 Out Of The Brooder

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    :)Could some one tell me what Bantam chicken or chickens might make the best egg setters:eek:
     
  2. lurky

    lurky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I heard its a silkie.
     
  3. Frizzledhen

    Frizzledhen Spear Gunnin' Coons

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    Silkies are great broodies but so are cochins and brahmas. I should know, I have 5 setting right now. Silkies are a little bigger and can set larger eggs, or more of the larger eggs if you are looking for something to set standard eggs. Cochins and brahmas are also very good momas.
    Gayle
     
  4. ESherrill43

    ESherrill43 Out Of The Brooder

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    Cochins, Brahmas, and Silkies are the best setters and moms
     
  5. TinkyFeathers

    TinkyFeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have japenese bantams mixed with cochins and they are awesome setters too!
     
  6. hdowden

    hdowden Overrun With Chickens

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    silkies and d'uccles but ive heard that silkies make the best broodies around
     

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