What Chicken Breeds do you Dislike & Why?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Brahma Chicken5000, Jul 17, 2019.

  1. 808chickie

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    I had to look up the Dong Tao chicken, I've never seen it. OMG. What the heck happened to it's feet???? Poor thing lol.
     
  2. 808chickie

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    I have a Welsummer (my kids named her Unicorny lol) and she is such a sweetheart. It quite surprised me that she is now my favorite. If I'm outside in the evening, she'll hop on one of the perches and coo at me until I come to pet her. She's always the first to greet me and does very well with the other chickens. She's actually much friendlier and calmer than my Orpington.
     
  3. jlwquilter

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  4. 808chickie

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    Oh no no no. It's a naked neck silkie. My silkie is adopted, I don't know if she's a purebreed. But, she is the densest chicken ever. She's sweet but dumb and the poor thing always gets picked on. It'll be raining out, I'll move her undercover, when I check back on her, she's back in the rain. Sheesh. My kids love her though.
     
  5. AMERAUCANAS4REAL

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    I suppose my Welsummers are pretty loud. I just never noticed because I have multiple roosters.
     
  6. trainman

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    I have several breeds I'm not fond of for different reasons. I think the only ones I'd even put in the dislike column are Turkens. They just look sickly to me. I find Rhode Island REds to be pretty aggressive at times so avoid them. I agree about the feather legged ones getting nasty looking too. I loved my Light Brahmas but found the roosters were just too big for my heavy breed hens and they tore them up pretty bad and actually killed 2 before we had stew. I just started a new flock with all Plymouth Rocks (Yep....I'm an old guy and use that term rather than Barred Rocks) as I find them to be pretty tame, good layers and friendly.
     
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  7. McBriec

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    After 2 murderous Wyandottes who head-pecked and feather-picked other chickens, and who tried to kill my little bantam cochin rescue rooster, I will never have another Wyandotte, no matter how beautiful they are. A breeder I spoke with said half the people say things like me, and the other half say they are a fabulous bird. I am not about to find out which half I would be getting.
     
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  8. shawes

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    Now I wanna know!
     
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  10. shawes

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    My Silkies though!!!
     

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