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Any Fancy breeds that are good egg producers?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Elemental, Aug 25, 2014.

  1. Elemental

    Elemental In the Brooder

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    I am fairly new to chickens and I was just thinking of egg production when I got my hens. They are beautiful and I love everyone of them but are there any "fancy" chickens that are still good egg producers?
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    Not really. Some lines of Polish can be good producers. Though probably not considered fancy, Fayoumi are good producers. Since fancy poultry are bred to be fancy, that is done at the expense of productivity.
     
  3. Elemental

    Elemental In the Brooder

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    That is kind of what I was figuring. Oh well... I still my hens. Their all beautiful.
     

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