Need help .!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by handrosilva239, Aug 6, 2014.

  1. handrosilva239

    handrosilva239 Out Of The Brooder

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    Im going to get baby chickens but what breed i want good egg layers and good meat.... I was thinking about buff orgphington.... any suggestions.? Thank you
     
  2. TheChips

    TheChips Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im vegetarian but I do enjoy having Isa Brown hens. Theyre great egg layers, my family and friends love them. They always give me an egg a day per hen. 99% of the time
    As far as good meat, I have no idea [​IMG]
     
  3. handrosilva239

    handrosilva239 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks! That helped alot !
     
  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Buff orpingtons are good, leg horns are pretty good, Barred rocks are good egg layers not sure about meat[​IMG]. Hope you find something!
     
  5. handrosilva239

    handrosilva239 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you .!
     
  6. Peeps61

    Peeps61 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you want eggs AND meat, then Buff Orphingtons will fit the bill. They are a great dual purpose bird, as are the RIR and a few other breeds out there. Leghorns are great egg layers - the record holders - but not very meaty. I've not eaten any of mine, though. They are my egg producers and pets for now.
     
  7. handrosilva239

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    Thank you .!
     

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