I need a manly chicken for my DH

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ninny, Nov 14, 2008.

  1. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA

    I need to find a manly bantam for my Dh. I love my silkis and showgirls. But hes not so impressed. They need to handle confinment okay as they will get eaten other wise. He likes dutch but their wattles would get frost bite im afraid. So any ideas? He says they have to look like chickens, so no funky fun breeds im afraid.
  2. nhnanna

    nhnanna Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2008
    The chicken coop
    barred rocks are my dh favorites or leghorns
  3. Dodgegal79

    Dodgegal79 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 1, 2007
    Princeton BC Canada
    My DH loved my Bantam Wyandotte Rooster. He looked like the kellogs rooster, all the different colours.
  4. mamaKate

    mamaKate Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 9, 2008
    SE MO
    Exchequer Leghorn roo -especially if he wants a bird with attitude
  5. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    How about a Golden Sebright roo? [​IMG] I love mine. They have plenty of spunk/attitude. If you are looking for some, I have two 10 week old Golden Sebright roos available as of now.
  6. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
    Memphis TN
    I love my Araucanas. Great personality. I sold my 2 roos to start breeding Blue Black and Splash. My new boy gets here this week and I can not wait! Other than the Araucanas I love the Japanese Bantams and Cochin Bantams.
  7. redhead83402

    redhead83402 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2008
  8. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    do you need standards or bantams? For standards I would go with Orps. For bantams I would go with mille fleur d'uccles. I feel the same way- no fufu breeds. However, I do own some silkies but it's not my fault.

    My d'uccles are really cool and my Orps are some of my favorites. If you want any pics of them to show him let me know and I'll post them.
  9. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA
    bantam please. Good suggestions so far ill show him to night. so keep them coming
  10. Southerngirl

    Southerngirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2008
    Central Arkansas
    A Black Jersey Giant Rooster is pretty manly in the barnyard. They are surely a presence in the yard because they are so huge. Also a Dark Cornish rooster is another presence in the barnyard that will make you do a double take ! My DH swears by these two![​IMG][​IMG]

    Oops, just realized you wanted bantams. Our manly roos in bantams are the Cochin or the Japanese Bantam roo. One of our Jap bantam roos will run off our standard roosters if they get to close to his hens! They think they are as big or bigger than the big boys!
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2008

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