need advice

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by fowler_chick, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. fowler_chick

    fowler_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are going to hatch some eggs our selfs this year, we already have buff rocks but would love to try some thing new, what i would love to do is to hatch some thing that is a great layer (brown eggs) and that if we do end up with roosters we can butcher them, any ideals?
     
  2. Mandalina

    Mandalina Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 1, 2009
    Savannah,MO
    i would go with RIR or BO's.
     
  3. bufforp89

    bufforp89 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 26, 2009
    Chenango Forks NY
    I would go with BO's too. They are great layers and taste good too. Thats what I am doing with all my extra roos this year....
     
  4. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    Buckeyes. Mature faster into an edible bird. Might not lay quite as well, but nice eggs. And cold tolerant.
     

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