Best breeds for both laying and eating

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cosmicredneck, Mar 5, 2017.

  1. cosmicredneck

    cosmicredneck Out Of The Brooder

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    A buddy of mine told me Rhode island reds are the best breed for both laying and being able to eat as well does anybody else have any suggestions as to which breeds would be best for this
     
  2. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 Chicken Obsessed

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    Most of the dual purpose, heritage breeds should be good for that. RIR, Barred Rock, White Rock, Buff Orpington, Black Australorp, Wyandotte, etc. I'd recommend just getting a bunch of breeds.
     
  3. cosmicredneck

    cosmicredneck Out Of The Brooder

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    Thnx KDOGG I'll look into them all
     
  4. KDOGG331

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    No problem and good luck!
     

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