Which breed would you recommend?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BantamFan4Life, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Which one of the following breeds would you recommend on being a fairly good pet and layer?

    -Crevecoeur
    -Houdan
    -Spitzhauben
    -Brabanter
    -Sultan


    Thanks!!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Where do you live and what is your housing like?
    The reason I ask is that, although hardy, none of them are good in inclement weather.
    If it rains, freezes, etc. and you don't have nice clean inside area for them in those conditions it can be messy.
    They all can make good pets but the Crevecours can be aggressive and Spitzes are flighty.
    Spitzhaubens, Creves are good layers
    Some strains of Sultans and Houdans are good layers too
    I don't know much about Brabanters except that they were extinct and recreated. They're supposed to be docile and good layers..
     

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