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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickenmad129, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. chickenmad129

    chickenmad129 Out Of The Brooder

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    I like bantams but i have heard the eggs are really small but i don't want a big chicken, as i have little space. Is there a medium sized chicken suitable for a 3.5m2 area. And any other info would be very helpful [​IMG]
    Thanks
     
  2. willowbranchfarm

    willowbranchfarm Chicken Boots

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  3. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
    Bantams are great and super sweet to be around... I have several of them and I'm thrilled to own them!
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!
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    Glad you joined us!!!
     
  5. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    welcome to byc! leghorns only weigh 4 pounds and lay x large eggs.
     
  6. chickenmad129

    chickenmad129 Out Of The Brooder

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    But are they not sutaible for a 3.5m area and how friendly are they
     
  7. myfinefeatheredfriends

    myfinefeatheredfriends Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from Ohio! I have Seramas and I love them but their eggs are tiny. Maybe you could try a bigger bantam like a Wyandotte or Brahma?
     
  8. salt and pepper

    salt and pepper Chillin' With My Peeps

    leghorns are known to be skittish, but they do handle confinement fairly well
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Leghorns are more of a medium sized bird and they are egg laying machines.
     
  10. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I have 4 leghorns and believe me, they lay well!
     

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