Do Barred Rocks lay well?????????????????????????

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenKid11, Nov 15, 2011.

  1. ChickenKid11

    ChickenKid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a Question do Barred Rocks lay well????
     
  2. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    Yes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. debid

    debid Overrun With Chickens

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    YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. ChickenKid11

    ChickenKid11 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks!!!!!
     
  5. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    definetly!!! mine lay 6 a week minimum [​IMG]
     
  6. Mommy 2 Wee Ones

    Mommy 2 Wee Ones Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes and Yes, and YES!

    My BR was my first layer at just under 18 weeks, 3 weeks later her sister started laying, and a week later the other one started laying. My BO started laying next, but I have 6 of them, and only 3 BR. For 6 weeks I only had 3 hens laying, in 2 1/2 months with 6 steady layers, they have laid 190 eggs since Sept. 1. But the 6 have only been laying for a month. I have been very pleased, I have 14 hens total, and 4 are still not mature yet, and the others are still getting the hang of laying. I still want to get some Marans, cause I love the chocolate color eggs.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Yes, the BRs and the Delawares are my best layers.
     
  8. southerndesert

    southerndesert B & M Chicken Ranch

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    Well yes again.... Often beat our RIR pullets for first egg.
     
  9. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    A Barred Rock is a very good layer. It will not lay like a Red Sex Link or Leghorn, but most hatchery strains are excellent layers. You can expect 260+ eggs during the pullet year. The Rock is one of my favorite breeds to keep.
     
  10. hispoptart

    hispoptart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have 2 BR'S and 2 RIR'S My RIR's were the first to lay and give me 2 eggs everyday. My BR'S have only given me 2 eggs in one day twice now. They have all been laying consistently for about 2 1/2 months now.
     

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