What is the BEST CHICKEN BREED?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by chickenluver555, Jul 31, 2013.

  1. chickenluver555

    chickenluver555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am trying to decide on a good chicken breed to get. I have some Easter Eggers, and i love them! but in the future I want to get different breeds, so which breed should I get? I know this is shallow, but I'm really big on the looks, and not as much the attitude. I am looking for a beautiful breed that will lay good and be more on the nice side.
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  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Black Australorps! Good layers and VERY sweet disposition.
     
  3. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wyandottes come in a range of colours and are good egg layers
     
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  4. chickenluver555

    chickenluver555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they are a little plain looking. The Wyandotte breed that K Spot mentioned is more my speed.
     
  5. KPenley

    KPenley Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cream Legbars! Autosexing, blue egg laying (like 5-6 a week), crested and cream. Beautiful, friendly, and great parents to boot!
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  6. chickenluver555

    chickenluver555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww, they are cute as chicks, but grow up to look an awful lot like my EE's I have now. I know I am being so picky, I'm sorry. I like the blue egg laying part though. I'm going to look into them thanks
     
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  7. K Spot

    K Spot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Speckled Sussex are quite nice looking as well and good egg layers. My SS is friendly and lays about 6 eggs a week.
     
  8. chickenluver555

    chickenluver555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW they are just gorgeous. They are totally in my top ten. :)
     
  9. takethelead

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    I love orpingtons but mostly my buff orpingtons heres my two hens only 6 months old! they are very calm and friendly! Plus great layers! [​IMG]
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  10. buttercup95

    buttercup95 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm not trying to hijack but where can I get some of those their so pretty! Also I have some golden laced cochins that I think are gorgeous but that could be just me

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    this one's not mine but it looks a lot like my hen.
     
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