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Do these breeds fit in the categories I put them in?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BantamFan4Life, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Okay, so I will be ordering from Cackle Hatchery and I, of course, want to get the right breed for me and I was wondering if you think the
    breeds I selected would work. I follow the 3 P's for what I want out of my chickens:

    Pride: Being able to take pride in my birds because their breed is rare and also I want to be able to show them.

    Profit: Have nice large eggs that would be good for selling and also have a good feed to egg ratio.

    Pet: I want the breed to be docile and a very good pet chicken.

    Here are the breeds I thought of:

    Cochin
    Brahma
    Faverolle
    Naked Neck

    Would those breeds fit?

    Thanks!!!!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    The Faverolle probably fits your criteria the best.
    What some hatcheries list as rare isn't necessarily so. I see brahmas and cochins quite a bit. They are gentle but not the best layers.


    I might consider Delaware, Java, Langshan, Jersey Giant, Sussex, and Chantecler as well.
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Okay, I'll look into some of those breeds except Chantecler they're flighty.
     

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