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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by animalsabre, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. animalsabre

    animalsabre Hatching

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    Hi there ,
    I would like to know what would be the best type of chickens to keep as pets
     

  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    The Orpington breeds make great pets. They are very docile, affectionate, they are great layers and are very hardy. My girls follow me around like drooling puppies looking for goodies and a nice soft lap to sit on.

    You can check out our breeds section here on BYC for what people are saying about the different breeds...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds

    Also, here is an external link to a nice page on the different breeds...

    http://www.sagehenfarmlodi.com/chooks/chooks.html

    Good luck in all your poultry adventures!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X2 on the Orpingtons, and Cochins and Silkies are also extremely popular as pets.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    It all depends upon what you want. Pick something that has a pleasant appearance to you. Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Bantams are nice - silkies are very popular as pets - my friend has 4 house chickens - 2 silkies & 2 seramas.

    Seramas are one of the smallest breeds of chicken- and were bred to be house pets in Malaysia
    I've been told.
     
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