Golden Comet

Average User Rating:
4/5,
  • Breed Purpose:
    Eggs
    Comb:
    Single Comb
    Broodiness:
    Rare
    Climate Tolerance:
    Heat and Cold tolerant
    Egg Productivity:
    Best
    Egg Size:
    Large
    Egg Color:
    Dark Brown
    Breed Temperament:
    Rugged, docile, agressive.
    Breed Colors/Varieties:
    Hens red and white, Roosters Yellow with a little red
    Breed Size:
    Large
    Color:
    Red
    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 leghorn hen a Rhode island red rooster. Like leghorns, golden comets are know to lay at a very early age, some begin as early as 16 weeks! DSC09897 (2).JPG golden_comets3.jpg
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Recent User Reviews

  1. Mbreymeyer
    4/5,
    "Golden Comets"
    Pros - Good disposition, even tempered.
    Cons - They don't lay as good as I thought they would. Rooster super aggressive!
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  2. Mary's Backyard Chickens
    4/5,
    "Good, sort of aggressive."
    Pros - They lay every day, nice to other hens, not usually broody.
    Cons - Very aggressive toward me
    We have been keeping Golden Comets for 3 years - the whole time we have been keeping chickens. They are awesome birds as far as laying and non broodiness goes, but they peck me and are very aggressive toward me often.

User Comments

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  1. Thomas Lamprogiorgos
  2. morrowsl
    We have six GC. All are very friendly, especially since they've started laying. Gorgeous birds. Can be a bit nasty to other birds as well as humans. But not so much that I wouldn't have them.
      Thomas Lamprogiorgos likes this.
  3. MrsAuberry00
    I'm confused. It lists their temperament as docile AND aggressive. Does one apply to hens and one to roosters?
    1. alexa009
      It means they can be aggressive with other birds but docile with humans.
      alexa009, Jul 15, 2017
    2. patsy334
      That was my first thought, also! Glad to know!
      patsy334, Sep 2, 2017
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    3. Thomas Lamprogiorgos
      Exactly, because they are based od RIR. And RIR loves humans, but are aggressivw towards other birds.
      Thomas Lamprogiorgos, Feb 11, 2018

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