Wyandottes - There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm, friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.
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Golden Laced Wyandottes are beautiful and productive birds for the home flock. They are a favorite amongst backyard flock owners for their dependable egg laying, easy going nature and cold hardiness. Each feather is golden edged in beetle black
I saw this photo of an Orpington Crele Legbar on a well-known auction site recently and just fell in love with it! The details stated that the seller was making 6 eggs from this award winning bird available for auction as a limited offer and may.
plymouth rock - These are standard-sized chickens known for living a long time. They're gentle creatures who do very well with people and get along with other pets, and they lay four or five pinkish brown eggs per week.
My future "pet". The Plymouth Barred Rock hen is often agreed to be the best backyard chicken. They are great egg layers and are cuddly and quiet. And no, you do not need a rooster for hens to lay eggs.