Best winter layers... cast your vote

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Want Less, Sep 26, 2011.

  1. Want Less

    Want Less Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] In your chicken experience... whats your vote for best winter laying breed? [​IMG]

    (Natural laying, not with the assistance of lights to extend daylight)
     
  2. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    Australorps - just watch the Roos combs for frostbite or EE's they consistantly lay equally as well.
     
  3. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine are new to laying, haven't gone through a winter yet, but I also have Australorps, I also hear BSL (which I have) are good layers...will have to get back to you on this subject
     
  4. kindir

    kindir Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leghorns. Mine were champs all winter long - they are 1/day layers, each one of them. They never miss a day! You do have to be careful for frostbite, though. No lights for them last year. (my other breeds all had lights on a timer so can't say for sure how they would have done without that).
     

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