Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Results 1 to 18 of 18

Thread: frizzle bantams????

  1. #1
    Super Member Ditter43's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Crystal River Florida
    Posts
    9,788

    frizzle bantams????

    We recently acquired four bantam frizzles. We were told they were hens by the people raising them. They are very tame and the cutest little things, I am trying to get some pictures, but it's like trying to hit a moving target. They can really move fast when they are startled or frightened.
    They are in a pen right next to the big chickens and they don't pay much attention to each other unless they are all together.
    I've wanted a couple of silkies for a long time. I just had to wait untill it was his idea......They will be next......These are the cutest birds I enjoy just watching them! Any eggs will be a bonus!
    I quilt, therefore I am.

  2. #2
    Super Member Monika's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Sacramento, CA
    Posts
    2,021
    Can't wait to see pictures....love chickens! I am a city girl, but still love the chickens. We have a neighborhood here where they have the run of the town center and I love to go to the park and watch them.

  3. #3
    Super Member Tiggersmom's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    2,321
    Yes, we want pictures! Two of my friends raise chickens for eggs but I don't know what kind. I enjoy watching them. We live in town and can't have them.
    Jennifer: Organized in my dreams.
    🌷RIP dear Tigger....you are missed!
    Buddybear's Mom ...Yorkie Fur Baby

  4. #4
    Power Poster ube quilting's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    PA
    Posts
    10,485
    Blog Entries
    31
    Love chickens! Google " fresh eggs Daily" You will love it !
    peace
    no act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop

  5. #5
    Junior Member CurliQ's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    Wasilla, Alaska
    Posts
    281
    Oh m'goodness. Is this English
    ~Sharon

  6. #6
    Power Poster lynnie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Long Island
    Posts
    24,599
    Blog Entries
    1
    can't wait to see pictures. love chickens.
    Some of them are so pretty, like the ones you have.
    please, pictures soon.
    put off till tomorrow what you can do today, and if you procrastinate long enough, you may never have to do it.

  7. #7
    Super Member jitkaau's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    4,117
    I am surprised that you say they are good natured. Any bantams that I have encountered have been territorial and cranky little things. They are cute a lay a perfectly formed , miniature egg. Silkies I have found to be lovely. Good luck with your venture.

  8. #8
    Junior Member KyStitcher's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Russellville, KY
    Posts
    106
    Oh! Yes, pics please! I love chickens and always have, raised on a farm so I have some knowledge of what it takes to keep 'em. As a kiddo I always loved to watch them and their feathers are beautiful. Always wanted to make a chicken quilt for myself but haven't done it yet! Some day soon I hope-bucket list you know!

  9. #9
    Super Member Kitsie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Ridgefield WA
    Posts
    7,464
    Blog Entries
    41
    I just googled them and they are soooo cute! I also love chickens and miss mine very much but I like big brown eggs.
    http://s1248.photobucket.com/albums/hh485/KitsieH/
    Never regret growing older, its a privilege denied to many.
    Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.

    Kitsie

  10. #10
    Power Poster ManiacQuilter2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    18,937
    Can't wait to see a picture too. All I have seen are normal chickens that were on my Great Aunt's farm in Kansas.
    A Good Friend, like an old quilt, is both a Treasure and a Comfort

  11. #11
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Lebanon Missouri
    Posts
    2,662
    Blog Entries
    1
    You will love the Japanese Silkies. I had some and Miss Eggy loved to just sit on my lap and be petted. And she played with our cat and dog. She was my house chicken.And she loved to take car rides. Her eggs were smaller than a Robins egg

  12. #12
    Super Member gramquilter2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Somewhere North
    Posts
    6,178
    will be waiting to see the pictures you post-love chickens
    I don't know how to do that.....YET!
    Life Is About Using The Whole Box Of Crayons.

  13. #13
    Senior Member lovedquilts's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    New Hampshire
    Posts
    758
    I have a little bantam frizzle cochen named GiGi, she is 6 months old and no eggs yet.
    Attached Images Attached Images

  14. #14
    Power Poster feline fanatic's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    NY
    Posts
    10,454
    I have laying hens of mixed heritage and in my flock is one bantam girl. Don't know what breed she is but she is the BEST brood hen I have ever had, after our old blind Aricana that a neighbor's dog killed because my husband let her out of the pen . The bantam raises up baby chicks until they are bigger than her and a very good mom. I love my bantam.

  15. #15
    Super Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Central Wisconsin
    Posts
    4,230
    Four of my grandchildren live out in the country, not on a farm, and have chickens of many sizes and colors. This year all four of them won Merit ribbons at the county fair, and one was among the finalists for Championship Ribbon. I tried to copy and paste the picture, but it comes out way too big.

    lovedquilts, perhaps if you could PM me that picture, I could send it to them.
    Mavita - Square dancer and One Room School Teacher

  16. #16
    Power Poster earthwalker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Perth, Western Australia
    Posts
    10,358
    Lovely! A chook palace is on my bucket list....my husband isn't fond of chickens and he is worried I'll use some for the pot...(he is a city boy and I am from farming stock) Weird, he doesn't particularly like them, but wouldn't want to eat them...Anyway I have promised they would only be providing eggs and could go into a loving retirement and die of old age, so I just may get my way. Would love to see pics of your bantams.

  17. #17
    Member Quiltedhorse's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2015
    Posts
    97
    I raise chickens. One of hens is a white silkie, named Snowball. She is a adorable.

  18. #18
    Super Member
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Central Wisconsin
    Posts
    4,230
    Quote Originally Posted by maviskw View Post
    lovedquilts, perhaps if you could PM me that picture, I could send it to them.
    Thanks, Karen. (I have a daughter Karen also.) My daughter, Beth, told me that Frizzle is the name of the breed, and bantam just means that it is small. I didn't know that. Such cute chickens. Ditter (a poster on this board) also posted some pictures of Frizzles. Those pictures, also, are way too big.
    Mavita - Square dancer and One Room School Teacher

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.