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Really Tame Breed?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Patches The Hen, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. Patches The Hen

    Patches The Hen In the Brooder

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    Hi,

    In your opinions, what breed of chickens tame the easiest?

    Thank you [​IMG]
     

  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Songster

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    Hmm...Black Sex Links and Red Sexlinks probably. Anything if you have mealworms! [​IMG]
     
  3. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Songster

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    Orpingtons, Plymouth Rocks, Red Sex-Links, Australorps have all been easy to tame and great birds great for pets [​IMG]

    And like StarLover said, anything can become tame with mealworms!!!!
     
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  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    My speckled sussex have been the friendliest hens I have ever owned.
     
  5. emptynester

    emptynester Songster

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    Cochins are awesome! All of mine run up to greet me and many do not mind being picked up and held, checked for mites, etc. Of course, like all animals, each one has a unique personality. My silver laced wyandottes are friendly also.
     
  6. Patches The Hen

    Patches The Hen In the Brooder

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    Quote:[​IMG] That's true...
     
  7. kfacres

    kfacres Songster

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    silkie hands down...

    but then again, you can make anything tame with enough work and treats.
     

  8. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Crowing

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    Definitely Silkies, but then since they aren 't "real" chickens they don't count.

    Cochin would be next.

    Orpington, Delaware and Barred Rocks. Though not in that order.

    Hybrids are friendly too.
     
  9. Patches The Hen

    Patches The Hen In the Brooder

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    Quote:I have a speckled sussex hen that is the tamest chicken I've ever owned too [​IMG] She follows me everywhere whenever she can. She actually enjoys it when I carry her around, maybe she likes the scenery? [​IMG]
     
  10. Patches The Hen

    Patches The Hen In the Brooder

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    Quote:Okay..how do cochins do in the snow?
     

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