which do you like?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Sunshine Hen, Apr 2, 2007.

  1. Sunshine Hen

    Sunshine Hen Out Of The Brooder

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    I was just wondering, I live in Conneticut and I want to know if these breeds are good and which you would choose: Buff Orpington, Black Australorp or Silver Laced Wyandotte. Are they ok? Which breed is friendlier??
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  2. wynedot55

    wynedot55 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all of the breeds you mention are good.the australopes are laying machines.they lay alot of eggs.
     
  3. Rooster01

    Rooster01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Out of those, Australorps will lay the best. And they are very friendly.
     
  4. Saltiena

    Saltiena Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I personaly adore the Buff Orpingtons but thats just me (and some other people)
     
  5. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    Funny coincidence...I ordered 8 of each of the breeds you mentioned (Australorp, Buff Orpington, S-L Wyandottes) plus Light Brahmas. The Light Brahmas at this time are the more viable, friendly chicks followed by the S-L Wyandottes. I don't think you can go wrong with any of the breeds you mentioned.

    Andy
     
  6. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Sunshine Hen, I would consider the fact that Black Australorps have a single comb, which are most prone to frostbite, something that is really worth considering.

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  7. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Wyandottes are my favorite of those three. [​IMG]
     
  8. Picco

    Picco Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SL Wyandottes are wonderful. They are in my opinion the most beautiful standard chicken. They lay a lot of eggs and can become quite tame. Here are a few pictures of my girls.

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  9. MRBIG

    MRBIG Out Of The Brooder

    They are very cool looking chickens
     
  10. Foghorn

    Foghorn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am currently raising the same chickens that you want. I am in Connecticut also. In my incubator I have Silver Lace Wyandottes and Ameraucanas. The only chickens I really want next, badly, are Blue Lace Wyandottes. A couple of Hotwings and Nuggets would be great! Right CarriBrown?[​IMG]

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