JERSEY GIANTS -Good Choice?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by tonkatuff, May 2, 2008.

  1. tonkatuff

    tonkatuff Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Flock! Looking to upgrade my mutt flock (2 hens 1 Roo) and purchase some pedigree birds...Anyone have experience with Jersey Giants? Are they a good choice for a small NY farm? Good layers, low maint. etc?

    Thanks!
     
  2. ZuniBee

    ZuniBee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I love my Jersey Giants! The are very low maint and mellow birds. They lay extra large eggs but are not as good as RIR's for example. They lay an egg every day then take a break for a while then seem to start again. I would say mine are average egg layers.
     
  3. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
    Arkansas
    I have a BJG chick and she is the fiestiest chick we have ever had! I love her to bits, even tho she poops on me every chance she gets.
    I know there are other JG owners on here but I can't remember who [​IMG]
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Quote:I can testify to the fact that hooligan's JG is a fiesty little demon. I still blame her for teaching my light brahma girls bad habits. [​IMG]
     
  5. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    My Maggie is the sweetest bird I have. She has a gentle spirit about her, and she lays me a lg. brown rgg daily.
     
  6. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
    Arkansas
    Quote:I can testify to the fact that hooligan's JG is a fiesty little demon. I still blame her for teaching my light brahma girls bad habits. [​IMG]

    I had the two girls out roaming the living room last night and Prudence was jumping at Brooklyn's face and trying to flog him. It was so funny bc he had this helpless look on his face. Brooks is our (almost) 10 yr old pit bull. I think he was concerned that they might take his ball away from him.
     

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