Top Five Best Egg Layers

By arialp, Nov 6, 2014 | Updated: Nov 18, 2014 | | |
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    Curious about what breeds of chicken are best for egg laying? You've come to the right article!


    1. Rhode Island Red
    Origin/History
    Class:
    American
    Type: Large Fowl & Bantam
    Size: Heavy (7-8 lbs)
    Rarity: Common
    Purpose: Dual
    Recognized Varieties: Red, White
    Egg Facts
    Egg Laying:
    Excellent (5/wk)
    Egg Color: Brown
    Egg Size: X-Large
    Features
    Comb Type: Single Comb
    Crested: No
    Feathered Legs: No
    Number of Toes: 4
    Backyard Life
    Hardy In Winter: Yes
    Bears Confinement: Bears confinement well
    Especially Docile: Yes
    Setter/Broody: No
    Personality: Generally easygoing
    Rooster Hen
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    2. Plymouth Rock
    Origin/History
    Class:
    American
    Type: Large Fowl & Bantam
    Size: Heavy (7-8 lbs)
    Rarity: Common
    Purpose: Dual
    Recognized Varieties: Barred, White, Buff, Silver Penciled, Partridge, Columbian, Blue, Black
    Egg Facts
    Egg Laying: Very Good (4/wk)
    Egg Color: Brown
    Egg Size: Large
    Features
    Comb Type: Single Comb
    Crested: No
    Feathered Legs: No
    Number of Toes: 4
    Backyard Life
    Hardy In Winter: Yes
    Bears Confinement: Bears confinement well
    Especially Docile: Yes
    Setter/Broody: Yes
    Personality: Smart, plucky and docile
    Rooster Hen
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  1. mymilliefleur
    Great article so far! I can't wait for the rest!
  2. familyfarm1
  3. familyfarm1
    Great so far!!
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