Help! Looking for a New Bantam Breed!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by aaoddancer14, Jul 16, 2016.

  1. aaoddancer14

    aaoddancer14 Out Of The Brooder

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    I've really only had experience raising silkies and Rhode Island Reds. Right now I only have 3 silkies and I'd like to get a few new chicks to add to my collection:)

    I really really want a frizzled buff Polish bantam because they look like little owls but after realizing how difficult they are to find, I think I'll wait a while for those. (Unless someone around the Lancaster PA area has any!)

    I'm having a tough time deciding what kind of bantam I want. I want a pretty or unique looking bird that is also really friendly not only with people but with other chickens because my silkies may be full grown, but they're a bunch of babies [​IMG]. I'm afraid that I'll end up getting a breed that seems friendly but ends up picking on my silkies. If anyone has any suggestions or pros and cons of different bantam sized breeds I would really appreciate the help.
     
  2. Adrian Medlicot

    Adrian Medlicot Out Of The Brooder

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    How about a Sebright? They come in golden or silver colours!
     
  3. Adrian Medlicot

    Adrian Medlicot Out Of The Brooder

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    This is a picture of a Silver Sebright hen.
     
  4. aaoddancer14

    aaoddancer14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Love those feathers! I'll look into them, thanks:)
     
  5. Folly's place

    Folly's place Chicken Obsessed

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    Love my Belgian d'Uccles! They come is several colors, too. Bantam Cochins are great, and so are bantam Buff Brahmas. Seabrights do have a reputation of being difficult, but I've never had personal experience with them. .Look up the Cochins and Brahmas. Mary
     
  6. aaoddancer14

    aaoddancer14 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I'll look into those too!
     
  7. Littlerob

    Littlerob Just Hatched

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    Our White Crested Black Polish hen is very friendly.
     

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