best layers plus look really nice

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by vonasfarm, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. vonasfarm

    vonasfarm New Egg

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    Thinking abt getting laying hens and a roo. I want abt 8 hens and I want them to be different. Which hens lay the best and also look nice?
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Do a forum search on brown leghorns - beautiful and prolific egg layers.
     
  3. azygous

    azygous Chicken Obsessed

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    Wyandottes are wicked good layers, even as they age. And if it's eye candy you want, it's hard to find a more stunning breed. I have both Silver-laced and Gold-laced Wyandottes, and they're still laying regularly into their fifth year.
     
  4. vonasfarm

    vonasfarm New Egg

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    Nice. I will definately consider those breeds. Thank you!
     
  5. JackE

    JackE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would second the Wyandottes. I have both the silver and the gold. Good looking friendly birds. Check out the Eastereggers/Americaunas. I got a bunch of them. They come in a variety of colors, and lay blue eggs, another nice friendly breed.
     
  6. vonasfarm

    vonasfarm New Egg

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    Just curious do the blue laced red wyandottes lay as good as the silver and gold laced?
     

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