I have some Q's on buff orps. here r some good healthy really good deal on some pullets http://atlanta.craigslist.org/grd/1079905929.html I need a breed that will be good for laying eggs to eat. R buff orps good for laying eggs? I don't want to wait until next spring to be getting eggs. how old r orps when they start laying? I don't want a beat up looking bird. will my RIR rooster beat up the orps cuz they r golden? Thank you for replys.