if you could only pick one!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Games, Jokes, and Fun!' started by megan1717, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. megan1717

    megan1717 New Egg

    Mar 7, 2013
    Just for fun... if you could only pick one breed of chicken to have...[​IMG]

    what would it be and why????

  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner True BYC Addict

    Feb 2, 2009
    Northwest Arkansas
    Barnyard Mix. Why? Different reasons.

    I don’t show chickens and I’m not trying to conserve a specific breed. I have no reasons to even want a specific breed or color.

    I like a multicolored flock. When you hatch chicks from a mixed flock you never know what you are going to get.

    I raise my chickens for meat as well as eggs. I’ll use an incubator to get my hatch numbers up but I really like a broody. I like chickens that can forage for a decent part of their feed.

    This is the kind of flock that has been raised by small farmers to feed their families for thousands of years. It’s the kind I grew up with. I can’t imagine me having any other kind.
  3. megan1717

    megan1717 New Egg

    Mar 7, 2013
    I agree with you entirely! it was just a (for the fun) of it question. [​IMG]

    When you hatch chicks from a mixed flock you never know what you are going to get.

    "chickens are like a box of chocolates, you never know what your gunna get" [​IMG]ha-ha sorry your post made me think of that.

    I guess I meant to ask what your favorite breed was ? if you have one.. like if you had to start all over again today what yould be the first breed/breeds you'd get?
  4. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 26, 2010
    Western Washington
    If only one breed... Oh, that is HARD!

    Probably Australorps! I want to breed them some day. Sweet personalities and über layers. Good thing I don't have to chose though. Soooo many nice breeds. [​IMG]
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
    Ko Shamo. I only keep waterfowl but if I ever end up getting into chickens I'll probably go with the Ko Shamos. They look interesting to me and are supposed to be very intelligent.
  6. midasmychicken

    midasmychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2013
    Western MT
    Sicilian Buttercups. They are very pretty, very sweet, and OK egg layers.
  7. Chickenfan4life

    Chickenfan4life Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 28, 2012
    Planet No
    What?! ONE breed? Well, let's apply chicken math here:

    1 silkie+1 blue ameraucana+1 cochin.

    There ya go: 1 of each. XD

    But, seriously, I'd probably get BBS Ameraucanas.

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