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

    Feb 18, 2011
    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

    May 14, 2014
    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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