Any suggestion for high production brown egg layers?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by MIKE555444, Dec 27, 2010.

  1. MIKE555444

    MIKE555444 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With only one thing in mind... Lots of brown eggs. I am interested in a new flock of about 75 new pullets for spring to supply eggs for Sparrow Ministries.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Isa Browns, they have layed the most eggs out of all breeds for me. Huge ones too
     
  3. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have BSLs they are great layers. But i have 1 Golden comet She is a lot smaller than the BSLs and a real good layer. Next time I will get more GCs and less BSLs.
     
  4. heather112588

    heather112588 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    barred rocks or Red sex links
     
  5. J.Pryce

    J.Pryce Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree with Chickie. Isa Browns are the way to go.
     
  6. woodmort

    woodmort Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any of the red or black sex links. That way you're sure of getting pullets.
     
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  7. Denninmi

    Denninmi Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I bought 6 Isa Brown pullets from the feed store on June 3rd of this year. They all started laying in the past month. I always thought that pullet eggs were small. These eggs are enormous. I am using recycled egg cartons from grocery store extra large and jumbo eggs, and some of these barely go down into the egg cups of the cartons.
     
  8. HorizonSon

    HorizonSon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is always the production Rhode Island Red. Just know that you will probably only get 2~3 laying seasons out of them before going to freezer camp.
     
  9. streetglide

    streetglide Out Of The Brooder

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    Black Australorps! Sweet, good layers, big brown eggs. I have 18 girls and average 16 eggs / day
     
  10. ChickieBooBoo

    ChickieBooBoo Cold Canadian Chick

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    Quote:I bought 6 Isa Brown pullets from the feed store on June 3rd of this year. They all started laying in the past month. I always thought that pullet eggs were small. These eggs are enormous. I am using recycled egg cartons from grocery store extra large and jumbo eggs, and some of these barely go down into the egg cups of the cartons.

    Yep, huge girls, huge eggs!
     

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