my top six favorite chicken breeds!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Cadbury22, Feb 15, 2016.

  1. Brahma

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  2. Orpington

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  3. Comet

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  4. Cochin

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  5. Silkie

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  6. Ameracana

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  7. Sussex

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  1. Cadbury22

    Cadbury22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Number one: Buff Orpington. I like Buff Orpingtons because they are so docile. They make great beginners birds because they are so tame and even allow you to take them in the house. Number two: Brahma. Brahmas are good pets and reliable egg layers. I would recommend them to someone who has had lots of experience with chicken keeping because they go broody often. Number three : Ameracana. Although they can be sweet and lay green,blue,yellow,and pink eggs they have a crazy side and are not good for beginners. Number four: Plymouth Rock. Plymouth Rocks are good layers and are very calm and docile. Number five: Comet. I recommend Comets because they are calm,but can become dominant. Number Six : Rhode Island Red. They are Feisty and Confident,but Loving and Docile at the same time.
     
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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You don't actually have my very favorites on your list which are Black Sex Links (a hybrid and not actually a breed like the Comets aka Red Sex Links on your list are), Australorps, and Faverolles, but I do love Orpingtons, Brahmas, Cochins, Sussex, and Silkies as well. I suppose if I had to choose one specific breed on your list I would choose the Orpington.
     
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  3. Alexandra33

    Alexandra33 Chillin' With My Peeps

    None of my favorites are options! [​IMG] It's so difficult to choose the order, so I'll just list them: Golden Campine, Sicilian Buttercup, Plymouth Rock (either Barred or White), Speckled Sussex, and one that is a little strange....my Welsummer/Barnevelder cross.

    -Alex
     

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