What's the breed of your favorite chicken.....

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ThinkingChickens, Feb 12, 2012.

  1. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have six different breeds of chickens and though some are prettier than others my favorite girls is my RIR, Harriet. Harriet follows me around the yard and loves to be held. In fact, today she followed me out front, I didn't see her, and I just found her out there two hours later bawking because she was lost. Ha ha.

    Anyway, I thought it would be fun to post your favorite girl and what breed she happens to be.
     
  2. StarLover21

    StarLover21 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My favorite is my Red Star, Luna. She's the friendliest, she's quiet, and at six, she still pumps out five big pink/brown eggs per day!
     
  3. ruffledfeathers1234

    ruffledfeathers1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I depends on the day. I've got so many that it changes from day to day, but right now its a red star.
     
  4. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My favorite is my Buckeye, Bucky. She's so smart and full of personality. I've never seen a chicken come so close to talking! She is constantly sounding off.
     
  5. ThinkingChickens

    ThinkingChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please tell me you mean per week. Otherwise my girls are slacker central.
     
  6. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is unusual for a Rhode Island Red to like to be held. Did you raise Harriet from a chick and hold her a lot, or is she a mixed breed?
     
  7. azygous

    azygous True BYC Addict

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    My favorite of all my flock was an adopted EE I named Michelle. She was a very affectionate lap hen, and when the rooster would focus his attentions on her, she would fly up onto my head. A bobcat killed her summer before last.

    Now I have a new fave, Flo, also an EE who looks just like Michelle and is even more affectionate. Michelle knew her name and would respond when called. So does Flo.

    This is Michelle.
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  8. lolita117

    lolita117 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 27 from a hatchery and I didn't get to spend as much time with them as baby chicks as I wanted too. So when they moved to the coop I knew they wouldn't be too friendly. After a couple of month, though, this one chicken started coming up to me when I was in the coop and talking to me. She then started letting me pick her up and pet her. Others then followed, but I named her Girly, and she is a New Hampshire Red. She is still my girl and the only chicken out of 28 that has a name.
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  9. bj taylor

    bj taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    she's a beauty.
     
  10. ozark_chickies

    ozark_chickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My favorite is a little cross breed banty. She is almost 8 months old, and already broody. Her name was Miss Yellow Beak, till DH heard her balking to me from the nest. He changed her name to Gabby :) .[​IMG]
     

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