Hello from Northern California with a question for you guys....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chris Mac, Jan 29, 2009.

  1. Chris Mac

    Chris Mac Out Of The Brooder

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    There's probably a list around here somewhere, but can anyone give me a quick rundown of the friendliest chickens (layers)?

    Thanks so much!

    Chris
     
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  2. ve

    ve Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BY C Forum. Rhode Island Reds, Barred Rocks, ISA Brown are very friendly layers. But, this will also depend on how they are raised and the amount of time you spend with them.
     
  3. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]

    I'll put in my vote for Orpingtons and Australorps.
     
  4. Chris Mac

    Chris Mac Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, you guys! What about the bantams? Do you have any favorites?

    Chris
     
  5. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    I would have to say cochins....big pets!!
     
  6. Chris Mac

    Chris Mac Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh man, I had cochins a long time ago - I loved them.

    Chris
     
  7. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    I've got the bantams but I used to have a full sized buff rooster he was just a big pet....the bantams I've got now are so friendly
     
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  8. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The friendliest chickens . . . are the ones you lovingly raise yourself. [​IMG]
     
  9. pamperedpoultry

    pamperedpoultry CHICKENFIED

    I'd have to agree but there is one type of chicken that I've found are so high strung they dont make good pets at all are the Japanese Bantams..I raise the Black tails and even the ones I've raised freak out over nothing and forget having anything to do with them... [​IMG]
     
  10. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    [​IMG] from TN. Old English Game Bantams, are pretty flighty and alot of the roos tend to have attitude problems.
     

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