Chickens for eggs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dutchhair, Mar 25, 2018.

  1. Dutchhair

    Dutchhair In the Brooder

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    Hello Let me first tell who I am . My name is Eva (Dutchhair) and I am looking for chickens for the eggs. I live in red bluff and I only want about 6/10 chickens. Want to buy chickens who are older then 6 months and younger then 2 years. Tell me what kind of chickens I better buy when only want the chickens for eggs??
     
  2. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

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    If you want chicken for eggs, leghorns are best layer of white eggs- reason egg poultry farm choose them for mass production. Brown eggs layer are Rhode Island Reds, Australorps, and sex links that were bred for egg production such as Red Star, Red Comet, Black Star(blk sex link)Cinnamon Queen etc. if you want some colorful egg baskets add Marans, Easter Eggers (Americana) olive eggers.

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  3. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing

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    I was given a leghorn after a neighbor's barn burned down. It was probably my best layer and may have been at least 5 years old when I got her. She even laid all winter. When she finally died I bought 2 more leghorns. They are great!
     
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  4. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing

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    Thank you on the complement on my hen, she is old but still lays eggs. She has a best friend who is a lavender orpington. They grew up together, they look like sisters except she is smaller and frizzle-y-er. The sit next to each other every night.
     
  5. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Crowing

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    1000.jpg white eggs make all the colors POP! The grey egg is from my avatar.
     

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  6. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

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    Nooo! Now I need to add more to my collections, I need gray eggs LOL !!!
     
  7. @gimmie birdies that egg basket is the egg basket of my dreams! I love those egg colors!
     
  8. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  9. Dutchhair

    Dutchhair In the Brooder

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    Thank you. I like all kind of color eggs.
     

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