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How hardy are these breeds?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Miss Sebright, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. Miss Sebright

    Miss Sebright Little Hen.....Big Attitude!

    Apr 3, 2009
    In a nutshell
    Hi, I'm gonna be ordering chickes this spring from My Pet Chicken, and was wondering how hardy these breeds are? They're all bantams if you're wondering. Easter Egger, Silkies, Polish, Frizzle Cochin, and Brahma.

  2. usschicago1

    usschicago1 Suburban Cochins

    Aug 11, 2009
    Taunton, MA
    Silkies are hardy, cochins are but frizzle arnt really as hardy [​IMG] Brahma are EE could be Polish are a little more work they have a tophat.
    So in order i would say
    2.) Brahmas
    3.) Frizzle cochin
    4.) EE
    5.) Polish
    Remember just my opinion
  3. write2caroline

    write2caroline Songster

    Jun 21, 2009
    For 2 cents - I loved my experience from MPC. I hope you do too!
    All my chicks were happy and healthy and are full grown now.
  4. fushalilly

    fushalilly Songster

    Mar 9, 2008
    Rhode Island
    Alll except for the polish and the Frizzle are very hardy. The reason the Polish isnt is because of their tophat. Wind and cold air easily enter that and chill them if you live in cold climates. Same reason for frizzles. Also, neither of them are water resistant because of fancy feathering.

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