good layers

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Thebirdwisperr, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Thebirdwisperr

    Thebirdwisperr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are new hampshire reds and delawares good egg layers? Our feed store is selling some and I just wanted to be sure before going to get them.

    Thanks,
    Thebirdwisperr
     
  2. nicalandia

    nicalandia Overrun With Chickens

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    production type NH are good egg layer, Delawares were created as broilers. but todays birds should lay about the same
     
  3. ECBW

    ECBW Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are many studies on differences between the breeds. I like the Delaware for the plumage. If egg production is your priority, leghorn, production red, barred rock are better choices.
     

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