Best bantams for egglaying?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chickensducks&agoose, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm planning on getting a couple of bantams this coming spring.. I want eggs, eggs, eggs, and am going to get an EE for sure, what else should i get?
  2. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2008
    hollister, florida
    maybe cochins.
  3. Vanessabuffsnsilkies

    Vanessabuffsnsilkies Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 26, 2009
    NE Ohio
    What about barred rock banties? anyone know ?
  4. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    id get a bantam version of the LF production or heritage breeds like bantam RIR's NHR's or BR's or mayb WR's and i think they have bantam SLW's and other wyandottes but not for sure on that one but if i were looking for alot of eggs from a bantam breed i would start there and im not sure if cochins lay alot but i know that people only have quads of cochins and sell eggs by the dozen like by-weekly
  5. chickensducks&agoose

    chickensducks&agoose Chillin' With My Peeps

    LF? what is a LF? I'm excited to have different color eggs, and different sizes.
  6. TK Poultry

    TK Poultry Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Greencastle, Indiana
    LF is large fowl
  7. Pamjay

    Pamjay Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 22, 2009
    My red cochin bantams lay 4-5 eggs every week. They are very productive and sweet dispositions.
  8. txchickie

    txchickie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 15, 2008
    Leghorn bantams. I get an egg a day from them.

    I also have Japanese bantams that seem to be very good layers. However they are extremely broody, which is annoying [​IMG]
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Faverolle Bantams
    EE and Amercuana Bantams
    SSHamburg Bantams
    Leghorn Bantams
    RIR Bantams
    Barred Rock Bantams

    These were all good birds for everyday laying!
  10. hippichick

    hippichick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 13, 2008
    Branch, La
    Old English Game Bantams, or really any game bantam, definitely. Mine rarely miss a day. They're awesome little layers.

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