Chicken Breed Choice

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by tapre, May 27, 2012.

  1. tapre

    tapre In the Brooder

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    My sister and I just got four chicks. We got an ameraucana, a buff orpington, an australorp and a barred rock. Two of them are going to mine and two will be my sister's. I am looking to raise affectionate chickens, so I wanted to know it anyone has any advice on which two I should choose? And if I only get one choice which would be best?
    Also any advice on how to raise the chicks so they aren't afraid of us, and maybe even like us would be great. [​IMG]

    Thanks!!
     
  2. Hangtown Farms

    Hangtown Farms Crowing

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    all are good. I love ameraucana's and orpingtons are also nice
     
  3. Sandbellie

    Sandbellie Songster

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    Hello there!

    The Barred Rock & Buff Orp. are the two friendliest in my experience. All are good birds tho! I don't know too much about Australorps.

    Check out this helpful information on Socializing with chicks!
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-socialize-baby-chickens
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2012
  4. Chicks on DL

    Chicks on DL Chirping

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    Buff Orphington.
     

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