do bbs orps. lay as well

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by crazyhen, Jan 30, 2009.

  1. crazyhen

    crazyhen Crowing

    Aug 26, 2008
    mtns of ,NC.
    Do the bbs orps. lay as well as the buffs? Just out of curiosity. I want them anyway but like I said just curious. Jean
  2. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    I have one black hen laying and she is doing about as good as the buffs. I get about 5 eggs a week from her.
  3. sara

    sara Title Needed Here

    It depends on the birds. The more prodcution type will lay better than say exhibition birds.
  4. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member 11 Years

    I can only speak for the ones I have. Skye, who is now over two years old, lays 5 eggs each week. Dusty and Smoky lay six eggs each. Velvet used to lay 5 eggs, though I lost her this past year. I'd say that they lay almost as well as the Buff Orpingtons.

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