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After having a bunch of breeds.....

I have paired down to just rose comb Leghorns, Spitz in Chamois color, and bantam wheaten Ameraucana.

I still miss my Dominiques... but just had to pair down to fewer breeds... and they didn't make the cut.

The Rose comb Leghorns are great in cold,very hearty, very healthy, and excellent producers. And, I always have a few that go broody and are excellent moms.

The Spitz have the best personality. They are not at all vicious or cannibalistic. Also, for a "decorative" breed, they are surprisingly productive.

The Wheaton Ameraucana are just cute... sweet... great broodies, and always sell very well. Interestingly, they also do well with multiple males.

The Dominique had excellent personalities. They are the oldest American breed, and lay well.
 
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After having a bunch of breeds.....

I have paired down to just rose comb Leghorns, Spitz in Chamois color, and bantam wheaten Ameraucana.

I still miss my Dominiques... but just had to pair down to fewer breeds... and they didn't make the cut.

The Rose comb Leghorns are great in cold,very hearty, very healthy, and excellent producers. And, I always have a few that go broody and are excellent moms.

The Spitz have the best personality. They are not at all vicious or cannibalistic. Also, for a "decorative" breed, they are surprisingly productive.

The Wheaton Ameraucana are just cute... sweet... great broodies, and always sell very well. Interestingly, they also do well with multiple males.

The Dominique had excellent personalities. They are the oldest American breed, and lay well.
Aww I had an amaraucana. She was so sweet, my other girls would hate me touching them. But my sweet amaraucana would run up to me. She passed away but I will forever love her and the breed.
 

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I love Barred Rocks! And I have a White Rock who is very nice. I liked the “Blue Rocks” I had, but they were really just Sapphire Gems. Mixes, not Rocks. Their eggs were a pretty shade of brown

I really loved my Spitzhaubens, and I miss them, but I decided to move them out to make room for some project birds I’m working on. I would really like to have some Wheaton Ameraucanas some day. Love that color.

And Orpingtons! Twice I answered CL ads last year for pullets, and both times I got cockerels on accident. :heTwo chocolates and two lavenders, all boys. Finally I found some pullets. They are black barred. So I’m going to be working on some Orpington color projects. But at least I can make sex-linked chicks for selling.
 

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My favourites are Speckled Sussex, Ameraucana, and I just got into standard Cochins and am a fan so far.
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SS for their awesome sweet temperaments and eye candy colouring, foraging and brooding ability.
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Ameraucana for their beautiful eggs, breeding versatility (EEs, OEs, or pure are all excellent), cold hardiness, and I have a thing for those beards 😂
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Cochins for their gentle giant temperaments, fluffy pantaloons, and huge eggs.
 

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I love, love, love, love, love Buff Orpingtons!!!! Oh they are my favorite breed!!! I'm sure Pamps can agree with me! ;)
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Plymouth White Rocks are my all time favorite. Great layers of brown eggs, feed thrifty and meatier than any other dual purpose breed I've had....and in 44 yrs raising chickens, I've had a lot. They are a calm, regal walking breed, the roosters are docile and sometimes very moochy and friendly and not too talkative. The hens will go broody just enough to reproduce their own kind but not so broody that you can't break them of it. They are excellent mothers, excellent foragers and enjoy excellent health. They also have a better feather quality than any other breed I've raised....have never seen a WR with rooster wear on her saddle.

A rare family shot on the roosts....love this pic! View attachment 82826

I never had a white chicken breed that actually shines in the sun before, but these WRs do...high feather quality.

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These two chose to brood together....one is a WR and the other is a BA/WR mix.

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This one had a nest in the woods and raised her brood out in the meadow and in the woods until they were much older.

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Oh such lovely and beautiful chickens!!!!
 
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