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Golden Buff from Meyers or Partridge rock???

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by goose chick, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. goose chick

    goose chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I need some help deciding... I can only have four chickens & I am having such a hard time because I have picked out five that I want & have to take one out. Help The ones I am keeping are Buff Orpington, Salmon Favorelles, Easter Egger, Partride Rock, or Golden Buff??? Any help for those who have the last three breeds would be great. Thanks so much!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Easter eggers can lay beautiful blue/green eggs
     
  3. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. goose chick

    goose chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much I am excited to be a new member!
     
  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    I will comment on the Golden Buffs. These are likely a Bovan Brown type commercial, hybrid. They are prolific layers. I wouldn't expect their life span to be anywhere near what a more traditional breed would be. So much depends on what you desire for your flock.

    The Golden Buff (aka Red Sex Link) will be a consistent layer, actually, outstanding layer of large brown eggs.


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  6. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    I don't have any experience with Golden Buffs or Partridge Rocks, but color wise I would go with the Partridge's.

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  7. goose chick

    goose chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much. They are all four just going to be our beloved pets who will be spoiled rotten & bless us with eggs. : ) I just really wanted 4 different breeds. Since I am getting a buff orpington I am afraid that the sex link will look just like it but I noticed it is only around 4lbs. I wanted the EE because of the eggs but am reading all kinds of different things about them. Calm, loud. not as friendly I'm just confused & wondering if I should eliminate the EE & keep the Partridge Rock & Gold Buff on my order. Yikes decisions decisions.
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. goose chick

    goose chick Out Of The Brooder

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    would love to hear about any experiences if you have any of the breeds I have ordered. Thanks
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Good luck, they are all good breeds. :thumbsup
     

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