Last May, I bought 10 day old Blue/gold Brahmas and 5 Speckled Sussexs from a local breeder. I kept 1 Brahma and 2 of the S.S. None of them have layed yet, but appear ready now.
My problem is the Brahma. I wanted a Brahma because I had read that they are great broody hens and "gentle...
My two buff Orpingtons have been laying for about a month and the membranes in their eggs are very tough/ strong. I have to really work to get through them. I haven't had that problem before....any ideas?
sheri in kc