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    Quote Originally Posted by 4Shoes View Post
    Most chickens will work for you, but best keep away from light weight / flighty birds - these are mostly pure breeds.

    Most Hybrid and commercial chickens will work for you - ISA Browns, Blue Bells, Speckly's, black tails, etc etc. like wise with Pure Breads like Light Sussex, Rhode Island Reds, Scots Grey or Dumpty, French Maran, and the dark egg layers like Welsummer etc.

    Cream Legbars - lay green eggs and the Vorwerk (cream eggs) are both lighter and harder to train.


    Leghorns are likely to be a no no…

    Research will be key....

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    From past experience I totally agree with you about every breed you have mentioned. Good advice.
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    What type of chicken is friendly-chicks.jpg
    My brother took a picture of the chicks so thought I would let you see them

    I cant believe howmuch they poo, they need cleaning every few hours
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    They're gorgeous, Steve
    Thank you for the photo.
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    Beautiful!!
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    awe it makes you feel all broody,i would like a couple more
    Another nutter ,wife,mother, nan and nanan,love my growing places,seed collection and sharing,also one of these

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    They are so cute and cuddly. Do you give them special vitamin drink?
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    Quote Originally Posted by lottie dolly View Post
    awe it makes you feel all broody,i would like a couple more
    Now, now Lottie!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scarlet View Post
    Now, now Lottie!
    hens only
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    Another nutter ,wife,mother, nan and nanan,love my growing places,seed collection and sharing,also one of these

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