Bantam Ardennaise Hen Character
The Bantam Ardennaise is a confident and cheeky little bird. They are robust for their size and will be into everything going on. They are inquisitive, smart and very friendly. They fly quite well and love to roost and perch up high.
They are not timid and will stand up for themselves in a large mixed flock, although friendly they are not a great lap chickens, but can be hand tamed with patience and persistence, it will take time and trust. Once they know you, they will be very happy in your company and will follow you about the garden wondering what you’re doing. Their robust nature makes them compatible with most breeds including larger birds and more aggressive bantams such as Pekin Bantams.
Perhaps not great cuddly pets for children due to their independent and aloof nature but they really make lovely and friendly back garden hens.