Winner Winner Chicken Dinner(Contest)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Jayecookie, Oct 16, 2017.

  1. Barred Rock

    42.9%
  2. Wyandottes

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  3. Brahmas

    28.6%
  4. Cochins

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  5. Australorps

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  6. Americanas

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  7. Rhode Island Red

    28.6%
  8. Mottled Java

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  9. Keep looking...

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  1. Jayecookie

    Jayecookie Songster

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    I'm looking for a Quiet Chicken breed to keep and not annoy my neighbors.
    What I'm looking for(Hen edition):
    -Quiet
    -Good Layer
    -Good Meat
    -Good Forager
    -Friendly
    -Cute
    -Your Favorite
     
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  2. goatsnchickens77

    goatsnchickens77 In the Brooder

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    Hi there! I have had some of these birds on your list! I haven't ever butchered mine, so I can't say for meat, but I have heard that most dual purpose breeds would be well suited for eggs and meat (barred rock, Wyandotte, Australorp). I love my barred rock ladies, good layers and friendly. The Wyandotte I had at one point was a beautiful bird, but she was pretty aggressive with the other birds (might have just been her though). My brahma hen is huge, but not a good layer and lays tiny eggs. My cochin was never a great layer either, but a friendly bird. I loved my Australorp when I had her too! Great layer and very sweet. I have an amerucana hen now who hasn't started laying yet, but she is very flighty and pretty small too. Wouldn't recommend if you are looking for a friendly dual purpose bird! I can't speak for the other breeds, I haven't owned them. I think mixed flocks are really fun, lots of colors, shapes and personalities. I like the egg color variations you get too!
     
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  3. Mary's Backyard Chickens

    Mary's Backyard Chickens Songster

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    B.A.R.R.E.D R.O.C.K.S
     
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  4. RiverStorm

    RiverStorm Crossing the Road

    of those the one that matches perfectly is the Brahma but they can be very loud
     
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  5. Mary's Backyard Chickens

    Mary's Backyard Chickens Songster

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    My australorp clucks herself into La La land LOL! She's veryyyyy noisy.
     
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  6. Mary's Backyard Chickens

    Mary's Backyard Chickens Songster

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    That's exactly why I didn't pick australorps.
     
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  7. SeramaMamma

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    Cochins are forever the best chickens. But they don't lay terribly well.

    However I think they make up for it with their adorable personalities and big furry feet. They are one of my favorites.
     
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