Maylay- colors, numbers, breeding, availability

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Tammylr, Jan 9, 2015.

  1. Tammylr

    Tammylr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have to say that just a chicken nut and can't pick a favorite. The mayla has tickled my curiosity though. It looks so prehistoric! I have read some interesting reviews and just want some more information as my dad has also fallen in love with this bird and is working to build a coop for his 3 ft tall chickens! All information would be appreciated, oh and pictures! Lots of pictures!
     
  2. Tammylr

    Tammylr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    From the history of this bird I found it is a meat bird. A mature hen only lays around 20 eggs a year so very difficult to breed. Hens are very broody and good protective mothers. Roos can be aggressive and should be housed separate from other Roos. I have seen pictures of red, white, and black, are there any other colors?
     

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