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10 Top Best Egg-layers

Hope this helps everyone in need of a great egg-layer!
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  1. alexa009
    If you are looking for great egg-laying chickens here are the top best 10!
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    1: Golden comet:
    Egg-size: x-large
    Weight: 5 lbs
    Broody: rarely
    Disposition: excellent
    Personality: rugged







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    2: White leghorn
    Egg-size: x-large
    Weight: 3 lbs
    Broody: rarely
    Disposition: poor
    Personality: nervous/flighty



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    3: Rhode Island red:
    Egg-size: x-large
    Weight: 6-7 lbs
    Broody: occasionally
    Disposition: better
    Personality: generally easygoing




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    4: Australorp
    Egg-size: large
    Weight: 6-7 lbs
    Broody: consistently
    Disposition: better
    Personality: sweet and shy


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    5: Barred Plymouth Rock
    Egg-size: large
    Weight: 6 lbs
    Broody: consistently
    Disposition: better
    Personality: calm, skittish

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    6: Delaware
    Egg-size: x-large
    Weight: 6 lbs
    Broody: Occasionally
    Disposition: excellent
    Personality: good mothers

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    7: Wyandotte:
    Egg-size: x-large
    Weight: 7-8 lbs
    Broody: occasionally/rarely.
    Disposition: better
    Personality: Has a tendency towards dominance.

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    8: Sussex:
    Egg-size: large
    Weight: 6 lbs
    Broody: consistently
    Disposition: better
    Personality: Confident, curious and mellow


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    9: Easter egger
    Egg-size: x- large
    Weight: 4 lbs
    Broody: occasionally
    Disposition: good
    Personality: fun



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    10: Buff Orpington:
    Egg-size: medium/large
    Weight: 6 lbs
    Broody: consistently
    Disposition: good
    Personality: great with kids

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  1. Chicken Girl1
    Good article, though I wouldn't say for some those breeds (Australorps, Barred Rocks) are 'consistently' broody, because in general they are broody occasionally though each individual bird is different. I definitely have had broody BRs, they are so stubborn when I try to break them.
    1. Cluckcluck1215
      That's funny!
      I have had only ONE barred rock go broody, and it was only a few hours!
  2. alexa009
    Thanks!!
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  3. Hybridchucks
    its perfect!
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  4. alexa009
    I have anything else wrong please correct me.
  5. Hybridchucks
    I am getting a few australorps...ive seen on MANY sites they are GREAT layers......everyone says different :) you don't need to edit it i don't think! xxx :thumbsup
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  6. alexa009
    I will see about editing it.
  7. alexa009
    Really? One of my australorps lays 6 eggs per week. She is only 10 months though.
    1. Cluckcluck1215
      Really
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  8. alexa009
    Oh, okay. Thanks!
  9. alexa009
    Oh, Thanks!!
  10. alexa009
    Do you mean Wyandottes aren't good layers?
    1. Cluckcluck1215
      No, I ment that they are rarely broody, and they are exilent
      Layers

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