Bantam egg layers

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Kadjain, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. Kadjain

    Kadjain Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi,

    Do any bantam breeds lay as much as standard breeds?

    Thanks
    Kadjain
     
  2. stilldeb

    stilldeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have all Bantams, and my Brahmas and my EE are probably my best/most consistent egg layers.
     
  3. Kadjain

    Kadjain Chillin' With My Peeps

    How many months a year do they lay (approx?)? I really like bantams but I'm under the impression that they only lay for a few months a year. I have a flock of 30+ with only a few true bantams and I would like to add more but I feed so much already I want to know I'm getting sum'm back if I get some more bantams.
     
  4. teamsunbelt

    teamsunbelt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Bantam Cochin are laying in tune with most of the others, except the Comets. They did take about a 3 month break after molt through December, but mostly an egg a day now.
     

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