Looking for the Best White Egg Layers?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Layin Eggs, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. Layin Eggs

    Layin Eggs Songster

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    I am looking to add a couple of White Egg layers to my flock. From what I have read it seems that the Leghorn is the best layer of white eggs? Is there any friendlier birds that compare? looking for XL eggs.

    Also does anyone near Massachusetts that sells pullets? thanks
     
  2. Layin Eggs

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  3. krazycow6

    krazycow6 Songster

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    Silver Spangled Hamburgs
    Blue Andalusians
    Black Minorcas
    Single Comb Brown Leghorns
    Anconas
    Buff Minorcas
    Red Leghorns
    The Pearl-White Leghorn
    Rose Comb Brown Leghorns
    Black Sumatra

    Most of the white egg layers are from the mediterranean class. Most chickens in this class are a little more high strung and flighty. So you just have to take your pick. If I had to choose I would go with the blue andalusians, they are a little more laid back.
     
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  4. danischi24

    danischi24 Loves naked pets

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    Leghorns are the way to go hands down unless any of the sex-links lay white eggs (not sure).
    P.S. Feed them from your hand & they will become very tame & friendly.
     
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  5. jqs birds

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    Inm y experienca Hamburgs are good layers but very flighty.
    Brown leghorns are friendly and good layers.
     
  6. krazycow6

    krazycow6 Songster

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    Your right the white leghorn is the best white egg layer hands down. No white egg sex links.
     
  7. Uppity Peon

    Uppity Peon Songster

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