https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=255023 for background if you're interested. Now that I know how many chickens of each kind to take, ... Why, other than general principles of maximum genetic diversity, should space colonists take YOUR FAVORITE breed with them to a new planet? Its pretty easy to justify the heritage breeds en masse -- though specific qualities given heritage breeds are known for would be good to emphasize. But I'm especially interested in knowing why they might include any of the bantam and/or ornamental breeds. What would your favorite breed of poultry bring to the barnyard mix on a new world?