Chicken breeds.

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by duckking, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey what are some really nice fancy breeds that are also good layers?
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Araucanas (no tail, big, fluffy tufts, plus blue eggs)

    Ameraucanas (buff fluffy muffs and beard, plus blue eggs)

    Polish (big fluffy crests on head and sometimes a beard too)

    Silkies (fuzzy silkied feathering, big fluffy crest, feathered legs)


    To name a few.

    Then you can also list breeds with fancy colors like Silver Laced, Blue Laced Red, Mille Fleur, Lavender, etc.
     
  3. Coopa Cabana

    Coopa Cabana My Coop Runneth Over . . .

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    I had Salmon Faverolles for awhile - IMHO a very fancy breed and a decent layer.
     
  4. gumbii

    gumbii Chillin' With My Peeps

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    standard cochins...?
     
  5. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    Most of the Polish varaities are good layers, most of the Cochins that I have had are fair to middling layers ( not as good as the Rocks and RIR's and such), Easter Eggers are good layers (not technically a breed though more of a type), and the lesser know variaties of the Wyandottes.
     

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