Are buff orps good layers??

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chixaregreat41, Sep 28, 2014.

  1. chixaregreat41

    chixaregreat41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just wondering if they are good layers- thanks :)
     
  2. Pyxis

    Pyxis Hatchaholic Extrordinaire Premium Member

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    They are a dual purpose breed, so they are okay layers. Mine usually lays three or four eggs a week. If you're looking for birds that lay almost every day, you'd be better off with leghorns or sex links. I really do like the buff orps, though - they have great personalities and are very good birds. They just don't lay quite as well as some other breeds.
     
  3. SavageDestiny

    SavageDestiny Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My Buff Orp lays pretty much every day. Slowing down a bit for winter, but over the summer she was laying about 8 or 9 days in a row before taking a day off.
     
  4. chixaregreat41

    chixaregreat41 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok thanks!
     

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