Brown leghorn or ANCONA

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Andyge, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Andyge

    Andyge Out Of The Brooder

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    Me and my wife are thinking on getting some chicks next spring and thinking on one of these two breeds .

    Brown leghorn and Ancona

    Any info would be helpful.

    Thanks
    Andy and Gail
     
  2. muddyhorse

    muddyhorse Chillin' With My Peeps

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    well both are good layers, both are rather flighty by nature. personally I think the anconas are prettier.
     
  3. ninjascrub69

    ninjascrub69 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I agree they both have basically the same behaviour. (but the browns look cooler to me [​IMG] )
     
  4. ()relics

    ()relics horse/dog shrink

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    Both breeds are good layers, like others have said. The only thing I would add is it may be easier to get Good brown leghorns than to find anconas that would be Up To Standard...JMO...I have both
     
  5. Andyge

    Andyge Out Of The Brooder

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    We will be geting the chicks for eggs and we will not show the chickens.

    Andy
     
  6. Andyge

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    Is there a hatchery you can recommend.

    Andy
     
  7. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

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  8. Buckguy20

    Buckguy20 OKIE MOSES

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    I have had both breeds and would choose the Brown Leghorns over the Anconas any time. JMO!
     
  9. Amyable

    Amyable Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Anconas from Sandhill Preservation. I think they're very pretty, and are supposed to be early, good layers. Mine are 19 weeks, hopefully any time now.
     

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