australorp vs. rhode island red

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by questions543, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. questions543

    questions543 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which one lays the most eggs over the long term?
     
    Last edited: Mar 24, 2012
  2. You are going to get different answerer's from different people but the record for most eggs laid in a year was seat and currently healed by a black austrlorp but don't expect that.I have never owned a rhode island red but I do have a black austrlorp and she lays very well and is very nice.
     
  3. NanaKat

    NanaKat Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I have both breeds.
    3 RIR lay 3 - 4 eggs each a week.
    15 Australorp 5 - 6 eggs each a week
    The Australorp eggs are larger than the RIR as well.
     

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