good egg layers

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

  1. Melgrj7

    Melgrj7 Hatching

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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 Songster

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    I would go with production reds
     
  3. skeeter9

    skeeter9 Songster

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

    Melgrj7 Hatching

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

    LoneCowboy Songster

    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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