what breed?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by SheilaM, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. SheilaM

    SheilaM In the Brooder

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    Hi Everyone,
    I'm just getting started in chickens after not having had any since I was a child. I'm looking for bantams. Can someone tell me which breed of Bantam to get for friendliness and laying?
    Thanks for any suggestion,
    Sheila
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    I just loved the old english games and barred rock bantams we had when I was a kid. Eggs are small though.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  4. AtRendeAcres

    AtRendeAcres Songster

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    We have Bantam Cochins - Bantam Brahma - Bantam Barred Rock - Silkies all very friendly & lay well except for ! cochin wh is always broody!!

    BR, Brahma & Silkie lay a small egg size you would buy in grocery store! cochin are smaller!

    hope this helps!
     
  5. Vcomb

    Vcomb Songster

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    bantam rhode island red hens lay well and are very personable.
     

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