which breed is best?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Flock Runner, Jan 20, 2012.

  1. Flock Runner

    Flock Runner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    in the spring i'm getting a couple more hens but i don't know what breed i want. i know i want 2 or 3 banties and 3 or 4 standards so i was wondering what breeds you all raise and what you think of them and maybe some breeds you think you like but don't have.
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  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I really wish I still had a polish or two. You can get those in both bantam and standard. I've always wish I'd had some White Faced Black Spanish and some La Fleche too and a silkie and a Naked Neck.
     
  3. Coopacabana

    Coopacabana Chillin' With My Peeps

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    silkies and d'Uccles are my fave bantams and black stars, sussex, ameraucanas, and easter eggers for LF. I really want orpingtons.
     
  4. Flock Runner

    Flock Runner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    its kinda funny that i was actually thinking about most of those birds! geuss that they are pretty good. thanx! [​IMG]
     
  5. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I second the polish! They are hilarious, and very personable. I am a big fan of barred rocks for standards. :)
     
  6. upthecreek

    upthecreek Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I like the New Hampshire Reds , White Leghorns and Silver Dorkings . Good allaround chickens for eggs , chicken on the dinner table , freerange or in pens they are the greatest .
     
  7. Flock Runner

    Flock Runner Chillin' With My Peeps

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    coolz! i've had a couple of those breeds before too.i have been wondering about a polish to go with my houdan. double afros! [​IMG]
     
  8. Rooster76

    Rooster76 Out Of The Brooder

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    Barred Rocks are my favorite.
     
  9. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    I LOVE all my chickens! My RIRs are the sweetest and great layers, My sex-link... is skittish but lays daily, my EE's are GEORGEOUS and lay large blue eggs, and well my mixeed breed bantam is just the cutest silliest little thing!
     
  10. I like the Americana and RIRs for the eggs and meat.
    I want to find out how well Malays of Saipan Jungle Fowl handle free ranging and vermin like snakes. They are so gorgeous, I might like them around just to look at.
     

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