Broilers as egg layers?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by SuQMar, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. SuQMar

    SuQMar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was given a couple of colored broilers the needed a home. I only keep chickens for eggs and family pets. can i expect eggs from them and can I eat them? Stupid questions I know but.........
     
  2. mamachick8405

    mamachick8405 Out Of The Brooder

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    The red broilers do lay eggs if you let them keep growing, not a ton, but they will lay:)
     
  3. SuQMar

    SuQMar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you. Do they good backyard birds?
     
  4. mamachick8405

    mamachick8405 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yep, they are pretty large and for the most part docile.
     
  5. SuQMar

    SuQMar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Good to know sincw I have small children[​IMG]
     
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