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What Chickens are pretty, easy to care for and easy to breed?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Sprite the Chic, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. Sprite the Chic

    Sprite the Chic Just Hatched

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    Hi! My niece is wanting to breed chickens, but doesn't know what breed. She wants to breed Porcelain D'uccles, but she wants a breed that people will buy eggs, chicks, and adult birds. She really wants ones that are friendly, pretty, and easy to breed, since she's beginning.
     
  2. Sprite the Chic

    Sprite the Chic Just Hatched

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    Are Porcelain D'uccles in high demand?
     
  3. Sprite the Chic

    Sprite the Chic Just Hatched

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    She was also debating buff orps and easter eggers, because those are friendly.
     
  4. NCcitychicken

    NCcitychicken Out Of The Brooder

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    It really depends on what she's wanting to do. There are several breeds in high demand. People like pretty chickens, like lavender Orpington, wyandotte, flower hens, barnevelders, etc. I've never heard of a porcelain duccle but maybe. If that's what she likes then that's what she should get. Other chickens that can be in demand are like your marans for the dark chocolate eggs or amerucana/ee for the greenish blue, cream legbar for the blue eggs. I would probably raise cream legbar myself if I really wanted to sell some because you can get 30 dollars a chick fairy easy and then throw a few white leghorns in the mix for eating eggs. Eggs will be different colors so you can tell
     
  5. Sprite the Chic

    Sprite the Chic Just Hatched

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    Thanks! I'll tell her the breeds you mentioned! [​IMG]
     
  6. Woytgirl

    Woytgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got barnevelders. are they good for breeding?? I like them a lot. They are so adorable [​IMG]
     

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