Sebrights???

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by TexasChicken12, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. TexasChicken12

    TexasChicken12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am a beginner, and have a small flock of: 2 Easter Eggers, 2 Plymoth Rocks, 2 Red Stars, and 3 Buff Orpingtons. Can I put a sebright in there? Are sebrights very friendly or are they mean? I've heard so many different things! Are they decent layers? Can I even put a bantom in with my other hens? How big are they? I love the way they look![​IMG] I know nothing about bantoms in general. [​IMG] Thanks so much for your time. [​IMG]
     
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  2. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You can but they will be picked on and will be the bottom of the pecking order
     
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    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    But Sebrights
     
  4. cash money

    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are spunky
     
  5. TexasChicken12

    TexasChicken12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is there any way to tell the hens from the roosters when they are little chicks?
     
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    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No you unless you are good at vent sexing
     
  7. SilkiesForEver

    SilkiesForEver Overrun With Chickens

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    I've found that my Sebrights were quite flighty, and the cockerel was slightly aggressive. They were beautiful, but I didn't care much for their personalities.
     
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    cash money Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will need to be fathered out
     
  9. dutchlion

    dutchlion Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I really enjoy my Sebright. She was raised with our others; so she doesn't get picked on much. She did go broody after a few weeks of consistent laying... and now she lays only occasionally. I'm wondering if she has a secret stash somewhere. I call her my "crazy little chicken" but she's so much fun- tons of personality. She doesn't like to be held, but will tolerate being petted every now and again. Great flier so our run is covered so she can't get out. i am hoping to get another one soon! [​IMG]
     
  10. Silseb

    Silseb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have tons of personally!
    The bloodlines from show stock and hatchery stock can be very different. But both are beautiful! They are about the size of a pigeon. My goldens lay 5 to 6 days a week, and the silvers about 3 days a week. Hatchery birds generally lay better, partly because they are bigger bodied.
     

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