Golden comets are know for high egg-production. Golden comets are a modern day egg-laying day strain of chicken. They are a cross between The White Plymouth Rock hen and Rhode Island Red rooster. Like leghorns, golden comets are know to lay at a very early age, some begin as early as 16 weeks.
The Lohmann Brown is a commercially bred breed, used mainly for egg laying, at which they excel. They were selectively bred from New Hampshires and other brown egg laying breeds. They start laying at around 18 weeks of age, laying nearly daily.
They are a very friendly, curious breed and make good pets and family fowl.