Non egg-laying chickens?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by TCR247, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. TCR247

    TCR247 New Egg

    Sep 12, 2012
    Does anyone know of chickens that do not lay eggs?

    We live in AZ, so they have to be able to put up with the AZ heat. I plan to have a coop, but let them out for a large portion of the day to help keep down insects, etc that you have when you have horses. I just don't want them laying eggs all over the property, so something that either doesn't lay eggs and/or something that doesn't lay very many would be great.

    Any suggestions?
  2. AnimalLover99

    AnimalLover99 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2012
    if you put in some nesting boxes there shouldnt be eggs everywhere. plus then you can eat them and they are much better than storebought eggs
  3. TurtlePowerTrav

    TurtlePowerTrav T.K.'s Farm

    Jul 29, 2012
    Oregon City, OR
    My Coop
    You could do a "bachelor" set up, but there will be fighting.

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