Best at Foraging and Avoiding Predators by Egg Color?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Bullitt, Jan 18, 2014.

  1. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Which breeds/types are the best at foraging and avoiding predators in each category of egg color?

    I have some ideas? What do you think? Are there other good breeds/types?

    Light brown egg :
    Dominique

    Dark brown egg:
    Marans
    or
    Welsummer

    White egg:
    Leghorn (I think Brown Leghorn would be best.)

    Blue/Green egg:
    Ameraucana/Easter Egger
    or
    Cream Legbar
     
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  2. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Does anyone have any suggestions?
     
  3. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any input on this?
     
  4. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Okay, one last try.
     
  5. draye

    draye Overrun With Chickens

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    I don't thnk you can base forging skills on egg color.

    I've had a few over the years that were good forgers: Leghorns, Lakenvelders, and even Polish (they were ranged with the Lakenvelders). Usually any of the light breeds are fairly good at forging.
     
  6. Bullitt

    Bullitt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am not basing foraging skills based on egg color. I am asking which breed is best at foraging and avoiding predators in each category.

    For example, if we were considering breeds that lay white eggs, I think Leghorns would be the best at foraging and avoiding predators.

    If you look at my original post you will see suggested breeds for different egg colors. Do you agree with those breeds? What other breeds could go on the list and under which category?
     
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    I saw that , but the way the question is asked it sounds like you wanted to which (layer of ) egg color was the be best. Sorry.
     

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