Egg laying ability?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by GSCforester, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. GSCforester

    GSCforester Out Of The Brooder

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    Could you rate the following 1-10 on how well they lay eggs?

    Rhode Island Reds
    White Leghorns
    Black Copper Marans
     
  2. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    RIRs get a nine. I have never had the other two.
     
  3. buzymom13

    buzymom13 I run the Alien Chicken Asylum

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    RIR 9

    White Leghorns 10

    Marans...I have not had.


    Hope it helps. [​IMG]
     
  4. RainbowBirds_of_a_Feather

    RainbowBirds_of_a_Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aloha,

    RIR- 9
    White Leghorns -10
    Black Copper Marans- N/A (never Had them)

    Others that I had:(depends on the person's experience with these types)
    Production reds- 10
    Production Blacks- 9
    Barred Rocks- 10
    Easter Eggers- 10
    Black sex Linked- 10
    Mutts other than EE type-8-->10
    AGF-7-->8
    Black-tailed white Japanese Bantam-5
     
  5. GSCforester

    GSCforester Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I figured RIR's and WL's would get high marks. I have 12 RIR in the bator now, and my father in law is overrun with leghorn hens and offered some to me for free. I am thinking of getting the BCM's from a local farmer in the form of hatching eggs. I like how the BCM's have that really dark brown shell, and how well white, brown, and dark brown cartons full of eggs would look, but I am not sure how well they lay.
     

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