10 best egg-layers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by alexa009, May 22, 2017.

  1. Golden comet

    2 vote(s)
    33.3%
  2. White leghorn

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  3. Rhode island red

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  4. Australorp

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Barred Plymouth Rock

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Delaware

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  7. Wyandotte

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  8. Sussex

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  9. Easter egger

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  10. Buff orpington

    1 vote(s)
    16.7%
  1. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    Whoever is in need of a egg-layer, read this. I created it myself.

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    1: Golden comet:
    Egg-size: large
    Egg-laying age: 16 weeks
    Broody: rarely
    Weight: 5 lbs
    Free-range: good
    Personality: docile and friendly, also tough

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    2: Leghorn:
    Egg-size: extra large
    Egg-laying age: 17-18 weeks
    Broody: rarely
    Weight: 4 lbs
    Free-range: excellent
    Personality: nervous, flighty

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    Egg-size: extra large
    Egg-laying age: 24 weeks
    Broody: occasionally
    Free-range: good
    Personality: generally easygoing

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    4: Australorp:
    Egg-size: large
    Egg-laying age: 20-22 weeks
    Broody: consistently
    Free-range: excellent
    Personality: sweet and shy

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    5: Barred Plymouth Rock:
    Egg-size: large
    Egg-laying age: 20-24 weeks:
    Broody: consistently
    Free-range: better
    Personality: calm and gentle

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    6: Delaware:
    Egg-size: extra large
    Egg-laying age: 18-20 weeks
    Broody: consistently
    Free-range: better
    Personality: excellent mothers

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    7: Golden laced wyandotte:
    Egg-size: large
    Egg-laying age: 24 weeks
    Broody: consistently
    Free-range: poor
    Personality: sweet and docile, like to be dominant

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    8: Sussex:
    Egg-size: large
    Egg-laying age: 25 weeks
    Broody: consistently
    Free-range: good
    Personality: curious and mellow

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    9: Easter egger:
    Egg-size: extra large
    Egg-laying age: 24-30 weeks
    Broody: rarely
    Free-range: good
    Personality: fun
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    10: Orpington:
    Egg-size: medium
    Egg-laying age: 24 weeks
    Broody: consistently
    Free-range: better
    Personality: great with kids
     
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  2. The Angry Hen

    The Angry Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Good job! :thumbsup
     
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  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Very good! :thumbsup
     
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  4. alexa009

    alexa009 Overrun With Chickens

    Thanks! If you think I might of got some of the facts wrong anyone can just tell me.:)
     
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