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Calm White egg layer breeds?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by winteree, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. winteree

    winteree Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm Putting together the my list for breeds i want for the spring and i know mostly what i want but i also wanted a calm white layer i have a white leghorn right now and i don't think she will be staying. She is very flighty and is normally one of the last to roost at night which will not do. Does anyone know of a white egg layer that isn't so skittish i don't like chasing her around the yard every night but i want a white egg layer in my flock. If it helps any i would like to buy from ideal
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2014
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    For calm, Barred Hollands (calmest white egg layers I have had) and WFB Spanish would be my picks of the ones they have, they also have a Production Black that is supposed to be a white egg layer that sounds interesting, I've never had them.
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    If you don't mind hybrids, Austra Whites are very calm and productive white layers (although sometimes their eggs are an offwhite).
     
  4. winteree

    winteree Chillin' With My Peeps

    i have heard of barred Hollands but for some reason I couldn't add them to my cart last spring[​IMG].. but that production black sounds nice I wouldn't mind adding a few darker coloured birds to my flock.
     
  5. winteree

    winteree Chillin' With My Peeps

    off-white isn't a problem my family eats what is layed If not I am more then happy to.
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2014

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