What are the Breeds you can't live without?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by WickedChicksNH, May 17, 2019.

  1. WickedChicksNH

    WickedChicksNH Songster

    Oct 2, 2017
    New Hampshire
    Sally was my very first chicken I ever got. She is still the queen of the coop. she is a NH Red
    The breeds I have realized I must have in my flock are
    Barred rock.. I just had my one and only barred rock to sleep :(
    Light Brahma
    and I think I might have fallen in love with my the silkie breed as I now have 4 new babies

    and what are ones you would like to have

    I would like a
    Salmon faverolle
    Dark Brahma
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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

    Jul 23, 2018
    Apalachin, NY
    My Coop
    Oh goodie!! :wee You want a Salmon Faverolles!!! You can have MINE!
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    First on my list of breeds I can't live without is the white leghorn. I really love my two.
    Next would be a Plymouth Barred Rock. My hen is a sweetie and the PBR chick in the brooder is too. She's the only one who will come to me and let me pick her up and hold her.
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  3. Virginia and James

    Virginia and James Songster

    Dec 20, 2017
    Western North Carolina
    Hello hello! Interesting topic, have to weigh in:
    1. Speckled Sussex
    2. Australorp
    3. Silkie :barnie
    4. Cream legbar, clever little things
    Want list:
    1. D'uccles
    2. Creve coeur
    3. Svarthona
    4. Spitzhauben
    5. And I'll definitely jump on the Salmon Faverolles train!:ya
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  4. Doublete

    Doublete Songster

    Apr 4, 2019
    York County, PA
    I love my salmon favorelles...
    I also love my cream legbars...

    I pretty much have all my wants or am hatching them...

    Excited about my Orpingtons (4 color varieties)
  5. BantyChooks

    BantyChooks Pullarius

    Aug 1, 2015
    My Coop
    Chanteclers and Leghorns.

    Breeds I would like include Crele OEGBs and Sumatras.
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  6. Sentimentalgamer

    Sentimentalgamer Chirping

    May 2, 2019
  7. WickedChicksNH

    WickedChicksNH Songster

    Oct 2, 2017
    New Hampshire
    Uh oh ..do you have a naughty salmon ?
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  8. Shiekkitten

    Shiekkitten Chirping

    Jun 8, 2018
    I love all my feather babies I started off with 2 leghorns 2 barred rocks and 2 rhode islands. Out of my first 6 I still have my white leghorn snow and Rhoda my Rhode. I expanded my breeds with buff orphingtons a lavender orphington purchased me a few more barred rocks I named one Ginger because she likes to fly over privacy fence lay an egg by my front porch and go to neighbors and lay an egg for them as well lol then she comes home lays another by my porch and heads into the coop for the night lol. I have 3 creamed colored wyndottes 2 white crested top polish and a buff lace polish 4 sapphire gems 2 are broody as we speak lol Isa browns and black sexlinks and 5 partridge silkies a yellow bearded silkie that's broody also and a black roo silkie. Also a splash americauna rooster which ia my husband's boy lol sir greystoke lol amber links Elsa and Anna 1 golden lace wyndotte Tangerina jo Lee lol and 3 Easter eggers. Hubby loves our roos he claims that those are his and the rest are mine lol Hubby wants a Tolbunt orphinghton and polish also they seem so hard to find on a mission to find the breed he wants and hopefully suprise him for fathers day. Another breed on my list is Sussex I love their colors and blue Andalusia
  9. My favorites;
    Turkens (naked necks)
    Silver grey Dorkings
    Speckled Sussex

    I dont have any of those right now.
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  10. Poultrybreeder

    Poultrybreeder Crowing

    Apr 21, 2017
    New Mexico
    I already have one breed that I can't live without: Polish.

    I want to have: French Wheaten Marans, D'uccles (mille fleur, mottled, or golden necked), true Ameraucanas (any variety)
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