Favorite breed(s)?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jdc361, Mar 3, 2015.

  1. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would just like to know what your guys all time favorite breed or breeds is/are. The friendliest, best egg laying, calmest, most docile chicken breed in your flock! Thanks. Pictures are a +[​IMG]
     
  2. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Production Red has always made me pretty happy (every) batch.Best layers I have had,and most docile.They all seem to be curious and explorer too much.

    Buff Orpington (the golden variety),has also been a good pet chicken.My hens both BO and PR hens love to be read a nice chapter book.

    It has also seems were groupies.The one BO hen,Buffy,and the one PR hen,Banshee,then daddy (me),all stick together as a group,usually with a few sisters.So,I do recommend both breeds.

    Leghorns too!Before my leghorn hen died,her Buffy and Buffys sister would all hang out with leghorn.
    I was also also aloud to pet my leghorn.
     
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  3. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is Banshee,and on the side is mu BO....
     
  4. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How bad is it when the BO go broody?
     
  5. LoveThemBirds

    LoveThemBirds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no clue.

    My BO hens have never brooded,and might this year though.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    My favorites are Black Sex Links, which are hardy and friendly, egg laying machines. I've raised them for years (along with dozens of other breeds and hybrids), and they have been my best layers, consistently churning out more than 300 eggs per hen per year.
     

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