Any one have Rhode Island Red x White Rock Egg Layer

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by odysseychicken, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. odysseychicken

    odysseychicken Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 21, 2015
    About to get our first Chickens. Four or five. A local farm has Rhode Island Red x White Rock Egg Layer pullets (male RIR x Female White Rock). Does anyone have any experience with this cross? I hear they are great, personable, hens. I have read that they lay great for two or three years then drop off. How much do they drop off? With five birds I don't need every one to lay every day but I don't want a bird that will only give me one a week either. I am sure I can find other breeds for sale in my area but I like the look of this small farm and want to support them.

  2. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    I've not had that exact cross, but they should be great layers and nice backyard birds. both those parent breeds are backyard classics, good steady dependable layers of nice brown eggs. If the place looks nice and the birds healthy, I'd buy some for layers.
  3. Toddrick

    Toddrick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 28, 2014
    You should get Red Sex Links from that cross.
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2015

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