Temperment question!!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Howlet, Nov 19, 2014.

  1. Howlet

    Howlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i have a question about the temperment twards other chickens of the following breeds-

    - Laced Red Wyandotte
    -Ancona
    -Light Brown Leghorn

    Any help is welcomed!!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Blue Laced Red Wyandottes are generally docile and get along fine with other breeds, although occasionally you can get an aggressive one. However that is definitely the exception and not the rule. Anconas and Light Brown Leghorns are high strung and flighty, but usually get along fairly well with other breeds, although Leghorns are sometimes aggressive toward other breeds.
     
  3. Howlet

    Howlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank u! :D
    yeah lol i was looking for some new birds besides silkies for next year lol
     
  4. Michael OShay

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    You're welcome. Other than Silkies, breeds that have a well deserved reputation for being calm and gentle include Australorps, Orpingtons, Cochins, Brahmas, Sussex, and Faverolles. You might want to consider getting one or more of these breeds. If eggs are a priority, Australorps are the best layers on this list, and Cochins are the worst (although they are the best brooders and mothers).
     
  5. Howlet

    Howlet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank u :D my thing with cochins is there so big... i saw one at the fair and WOW..... lol
     
  6. Michael OShay

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    I used to raise Buff Cochins and they were gentle giants. :eek:)
     

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