:How many different breeds do you have?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by L&Schickens, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I have:

    White Leghorns
    Black and White Giants
    Black and Red Broilers
    Norwegian Jaerhons
    Cream Brabanters
    Silver Sebrights
    Gold and Silver bantam Phoenix

    (I also have Peas, pigeons and doves [​IMG] )
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2008
  2. Mojo Chick'n

    Mojo Chick'n Empress of Chickenville

    I have -

    black australorp
    silver laced wyandotte
    appenzeller spitzhauben
    new hampshire red
    black leghorn
    easter egger (edited to add these - how could I forget them?)
    mix mutt banty (2 of these - larger than banty but much smaller than large fowl)

    Oh, and guineas.

    Peace -
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  3. AhBee01

    AhBee01 Songster

    Nov 7, 2007
    yo. ohio
    I have 5 Cochins, 4 Plymouth Barred Rocks,
    4 Buff Orpingtons, 1 EE, 4 Banty Mille Fluer D'uccles!
  4. aladatrot

    aladatrot Songster

    Apr 24, 2008
    I have a bunch of RIR and Production Reds, whom I cannot tell apart.

    I have 4 Plymouth Rocks

    White Leghorns

    Black Stars and Red Stars (what are these, anyway?)

    Black Australorps

    Cream Colored Fatties (got these broody gals second hand, have no idea what they are but I like them)

    Weird black hens with almost a white lace pattern on their necks (again, second hand birds)

    Brad Pitt the Plymouth Rock Roo

    A really wimpy Americauna Roo

    I imagine I have about 70 layers all together. I measure my eggs by the bucket, not by the dozen.

    We are quite new to the whole poultry thing, but we enjoy it. Every day I get to gather up the eggs and see that all that chicken feed is producing for me. We got layers originally for our dogs. It has become much more than that. This weekend, we started construction of "Casa De Las Gallinas". This frontier style chicken encampment is covered in rough cut cedar slabs (that look like logs), and cut limestone. Of course, we could buy billions of eggs for what we have invested in birds, the original "starter" coop, and the Casa; but there is something to be said for the fact that we will never again have to buy eggs. The hunting dogs are loving it!

  5. How many do we have.... or how many DO WE WANT to have??? LOL

    I only have Silkies now, but I am actively seeking Serama's to break up to monotony of the fluff!
  6. Ga Chicken Mom

    Ga Chicken Mom Songster

    Jul 24, 2007
    We have: 3 RIRs
    3 BRs
    4 BOs
    3 SLWs
    2 GLWs
    All hens or pullets.
  7. keljonma

    keljonma Songster

    Feb 12, 2007
    8A East Texas
    We have now.....
    Silver Lakenvelder
    Gold Laced Wyandotte
    White Wyandotte
    Columbian Wyandotte
    Partridge Plymouth Rock
    Rhode Island Red
    Jersey Black Giant
    Buff Orpington
    Golden Penciled Hamburg
    White Faced Black Spanish
    Golden Campine
    Golden Campine x Jersey Black Giant
    Golden Campine x Partridge Plymouth Rock
    Cuckoo Marans
    Cuckoo Marans x Cochin

    We used to also have.....
    Silver Laced Wyandotte
    Silver Spangled Hamburg
    Single Comb Brown Leghorn
    White Plymouth Rock
    Barred Plymouth Rock
    New Hampshire Red
    Rose Comb Brown Leghorn
    Speckled Sussex
    Silver Grey Dorking
    Last edited: Aug 25, 2008
  8. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Songster

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    We have Standard Orps & Bantam Orps & bantam Dominiques......
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Blue and Black Orps LF and BF
    EE's and Amercuanas
  10. We just have 5 Golden Comets right now along with 2 Guinea keets, but I really want more (different breeds)! I'm just trying to decide what I want and how many we can reasonably house. [​IMG]

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