Yes, there are pet chicken breeds that you’d mistake for a Muppet, and your kids will love them. You might ask, why raise such an odd pet? Well, you’ll see below exactly why your family will love these birds!
Silkies are very popular because of their soft plumage and easy-going temperaments. They make great pets – they’re calm, like being held, and are small enough for children to carry.
You can read more about silkies here and see how great their temperament is below:
Frizzles are a sweet type of chicken that will love to sit with you! With their funny feathers and “Muppet” like appearance, children love looking at them and petting their soft feathers.
A funny bird with a funny name! This colorful yet calm bantam chicken is affectionate and likes human company. They weigh about 4 pounds, and look like clowns! They’re easy for children to hold.
Polish bantams, like most bantams, love being held. They’re small – weighing only a couple pounds. Children especially love the fluffy crest of feathers that crown their head.
Sultans are a friendly breed with LOTS of fluffy feathers. They were originally bred as ornaments for the Sultan’s palaces during the Ottoman Empire, but have made their way into homes worldwide because they enjoy being around “their humans!”
These colorful chickens look like they have mohawks – which children LOVE. They’re friendly, and love getting treats!