Looking for white egg layers!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sekeyslaks, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. sekeyslaks

    sekeyslaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello BYC!!

    I am in the process of considering more chickens for my laying flock,and while I have my brown egg layers down,I'm having trouble with the white egg layers! I already have on my list:Brown and White Leghorn's,Blue Andalusian's,and Ancona's,but I would like more options!I want a reasonably calm breed that lays well,and ranges well.I don't want mixes.Please list your favorite breeds and thanks for the help![​IMG] I'm looking for your personal experience with them,and I want standard sized birds.No Bantams.
     
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I am a great fan of leghorns - particularly the light brown variety. They can be somewhat flighty, but in a mixed flock the other birds may exert a calming effect. They are great egg producers and foragers, and their tendency towards flightiness can help with predator evasion. In addition to all of this they are beautiful.
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Flock Master Premium Member

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    I have a couple of anconas who are beautiful black with white speckled birds that lay very large white eggs.
     
  4. sekeyslaks

    sekeyslaks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your help,but I was wanting recommendations on birds that I don't already have on my list...
     

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