10 best egg-layers

Which is your favorite out of these 10 egg-layers?

  • Golden comet

    Votes: 2 25.0%
  • White leghorn

    Votes: 1 12.5%
  • Rhode island red

    Votes: 1 12.5%
  • Australorp

    Votes: 1 12.5%
  • Barred Plymouth Rock

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Delaware

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Wyandotte

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Sussex

    Votes: 2 25.0%
  • Easter egger

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Buff orpington

    Votes: 1 12.5%

  • Total voters
    8

alexa009

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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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3: Rhode island red:
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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