If you could only have one breed . . .

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Manda07, Jan 23, 2013.

  1. Manda07

    Manda07 Out Of The Brooder

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    If you had to stick with only one breed for laying what would it be. What's the nicest, quietest, breed you would pick that was a great layer. What would you pick to be the only breed in your coop (if you had to choose, I know sticking to one breed isn't everyone's thing).
     
  2. song of joy

    song of joy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think for a combination of quietness, egg-laying, cold-hardiness, foraging, temperment and beauty, it would have to be golden-laced wyandottes.
     
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  3. Manda07

    Manda07 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are sooo pretty..I hear they are great for small backyard coops.
     
  4. Plottner

    Plottner Out Of The Brooder

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    I would choose white leghorns. Mine have given me large eggs daily even through the winter, My other girls have dropped way off in production this winter. My leghorns also have a great demeanor as well. One of them lets my 3 year old pick her up.
     
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  5. ChickensRDinos

    ChickensRDinos Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x2 White Leghorn. Best layer I have ever had hands down. Quiet and can be made tame with a little effort. Excellent bird.
     
  6. mstrawn3

    mstrawn3 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wyandottes...definitely Wyandottes! Colorful, cold hardy, decent layers, and meaty, if you choose... after all a person can only eat so many eggs. I like BLRW's.
     

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