egg hens

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by orientphoenix, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi everybody i wanna start on some good egg layer breeds still kinda unsure of what to get and it'll be nice if u state the color of the eggs too.
    here is a few i already want but want to expand my list:
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    rir
    leghorns
    marans
    wellsummers
     
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  2. ARose4Heaven

    ARose4Heaven Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is a breed chart that tells egg color and personality traits for most breeds. The link is at the top of this page. "BREEDS"

    Buff Orpingtons lay nice light brown eggs, make great mothers, and are friendly.
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Best layers in my experience:

    Black Sex links light brown egg... had one go over three months without missing a day.
    Pearl White Leghorns white egg
    Black Copper Marans (I'm getting six a week from each hen) extremely dark brown egg
    Easter egger green egg (she's the daughter of one of my black stars)
    Polishi -white egg (I'm getting five a week)
     
  4. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanx guys
     

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