They have a pleasant personality being curious, lively, and trustful. These birds possess all the qualities Silverudd was after: an autosexing breed that produces eggs in commercial quantities. The Buckeye breed was created by Mrs. They are friendly and calm when kept as pets.
She was handled so much she is even more friendly than before. They are fabulous chickens. The Red Stars are easy to breed as they have British Columbia ability to withstand adverse weather conditions; they can lay eggs to their full capacity, even in winter British Columbia. I highly recommend the sex links, especially for small backyards.
I was only wanting one of each. My 7 girls are various smaller breeds like Leghorn, Susex etc. The chicken breed I will always love; Dominiques, dual breed, good meat, brown eggs, good foragers, and excellent broody hens that teach their chicks. The majestic Brahma is an old breed with its roots far back in time; as with many heritage breeds, the exact genetic makeup of this bird is unknown.
My Dark Brahmas lay eggs February through November, and lay on average 6 eggs a week.
But, I wanted to just have 2 breeds of birds not 6 so they went. This breed is mainly ornamental, but hens do lay a respectable number of white eggs. The hens only lay about white eggs per year. Chicken scratch poultry provides the highest quality poultry.
This bird is considered a delicate, British Columbia breed. They are kept mainly for exhibition and are generally bred for their appearance.
They are rumpless, meaning they have no tail feathers, and have ear tufts. They are vulnerable to aerial predators because their crests can obscure their vision. I wish my BCM or Ameraucanas where that friendly!