breed recommendations

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ublik, Feb 26, 2013.

  1. ublik

    ublik Out Of The Brooder

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    I am looking for recommendations for a good laying breed. I am looking for a chicken that people would buy hatching eggs for. They need to have good egg laying capability, and also need to be fairly cold hardy.
    Here are some breeds I have been thinking about:
    • australorps
    • orpingtons
    • brahma
    • plymouth rock
    Does anyone have any other suggestions?

    Thanks
     
  2. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Go with the Brahma[​IMG]!!
     
  3. Marans? Stars? Wyandottes?
     
  4. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Golden comets wouldn't be a bad idea.
     
  5. ublik

    ublik Out Of The Brooder

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    How well do brahmas lay?
     
  6. brahmabreeder

    brahmabreeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My one and only laying at the moment lays 3-4 a week. The others will be starting in the next few weeks.
     
  7. ublik

    ublik Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok.
    Thanks.
     

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