Wyandottes - They are a fantastic layer, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' 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.
Red Sex Link Chickens: Pros: “Laying machines, Great personality, docile” “Friendly, great layer of huge eggs.” Cons: “Not cold tolerant, eat like horses, because they are so docile they are an easy pick for predators.”