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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SunAngel, Jan 22, 2009.

  1. SunAngel

    SunAngel Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    ....one or two breeds, that you have never had, that you really dislike and would never add to your flock? Reasons?

    I think mine would be La Fleche, that comb freaks me out lol. Malays and other tall, long legged chickens don't appeal to me either, they just look so strange. My daughter thinks both of these are 'cool' and wants me to order some. Don't think its happening any time soon lol.
     
  2. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Polish I have heard they are flighty and dumb as bricks and Malays or any game breed their aggression and flightness makes me nervous about working with the calmer breeds in my laying flock so I will never have either.
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Turkens. They are just UGLY!
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Gamebirds - I do not like the look of them. I like big sassy chickens that make earth shimmy when they run. [​IMG]

    Bantams - I don't like little birds. I like big sassy chickens that make earth shimmy when they run. [​IMG]

    Specifically - turkens, silkies, polish etc.
     
  5. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    Well lets see..

    I've never met a RIR rooster that I liked, so that breed is out.

    Silkies, while popular are not for me. Hawks think they are delicious. My son wanted them, but we wound up feeding them to the hawks, and the ones the hawks didn't take we took to the auction because he was too sad about the hawks getting them.

    I like black.
     
  6. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    I'm really not a bantam fan either, again because of the hawks. The few bantam Ameraucanas I have are sassy though. Yesterday my one little lavender guy took on a LF Ameraucana and won! [​IMG]
     
  7. hcammack

    hcammack Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:LOL My silkie is dead so I will never fall for the trick of getting one of those again she was fun while she lasted. I also enjoy fat huge chickens my favorite hens are all big and fluffy. The french ladies make me especially happy Faverolles and Marans. I need to try some orphs though because they are all the rage [​IMG] oh and no more bantams [​IMG]
     
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  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:Agreed! What a funny way to put that MissP!

    My Orp. girls are the best! Big, beautiful, and most definitely make the earth shimmy when they run! [​IMG]

    I also had to add Delawares to this list of undesirables, even though I've had experience with them. They were the meanest chicken I've ever had. Completely aggressive towards me and the other birds. [​IMG]
     
  9. Mrs.Puff

    Mrs.Puff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I AM OFFENDED!!! I can't believe you guys don't like Banties!!!!!
    I love my little banty girls!!!!

    One of our friends says banties are best because there's no leftovers after supper!! They're a "one-meal" bird. Ha ha!
     
  10. spookyevilone

    spookyevilone Crazy Quail Lady

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    Naked chickens, turkens, cuz ... ew.
    Gambel quail because they're way too spastic - and I raise Button quail, so my spastic tolerance is pretty high.
    Pheasants, because every one I've ever hatched was a mean little bugger and I can't eat meat so no reason to have 'em.

    I like huge chickens and desperately want a Nugget-like roo but I don't have the yard for it, so I've got itty bitty chickens.
    -Spooky
     

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