Deciding on breeds...opinions??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by spuetz07, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. spuetz07

    spuetz07 In the Brooder

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    I am going to a farm and picking some more chicks out today. I want frizzles and houdans for sure. She also has silkies, crested crosses, cochins, and old english bantams (which I would like for broodiness). I cant pick them all, since I dont think I could keep up with so many, but I want a variety.....What would you get?
     
  2. The Poultry Peanut

    The Poultry Peanut lives under rock

    Quote:I would get silkies, cochins and if the crested mixes are pretty enough i would get a few.
     
  3. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

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    If your goin for broodiness!! Go for the Cochin and silkies..
     
  4. spuetz07

    spuetz07 In the Brooder

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    Thanks! I wasnt sure what breeds out of those would make good broody girls. I think I will forego the old english bantams then....
     
  5. Riocotesei

    Riocotesei Songster

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    Go for Old English and the Cochins!!
    They are pretty darn awesome.
     
  6. Spunky~Chick~Mom

    Spunky~Chick~Mom Chicken Crazed!

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    cochins and silkies!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

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    I raise the Old english, Cochins and just got silkies. Ive had all kinds of my cochin hens to go broody but, so far none of my OEGB hens have.
     
  8. spuetz07

    spuetz07 In the Brooder

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    I had cochins once, loved those beautiful birds. Unfortunately we had a raccoon break in and they didnt make it, but I think Im going to get some of those for sure. I think they are the coolest!!
     
  9. loverOFchickens

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    Old english,cochins and the crested mix
     
  10. Gonzo

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    Don't take your kids! They'll pick them all for you & about 5 more that you did'nt even want! I took 4 kids... wrong thing to do! [​IMG]
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