good egg layers

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Melgrj7, Jan 19, 2008.

  1. Melgrj7

    Melgrj7 New Egg

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    What breed is a small to medium sized chicken that is a good layer, can handle the cold (down to 20*f sometimes in winter, usually 40*f) and would be easy to handle and care for, for a first time chicken owner. Thank you.
     
  2. chickenwoods

    chickenwoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would go with production reds
     
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Any of the sex link birds that you can get at any hatchery should work well.
     
  4. Melgrj7

    Melgrj7 New Egg

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    thanks for the recommendations. [​IMG]
     
  5. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
    Longmont, CO
    My red sex-links are egg machines!! And they start laying really early, like 18 weeks
     

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