out of the three? pros/cons

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by ra, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. ra

    ra Songster

    Jan 18, 2009
    we have some rir crossed with american game right now. there still chicks. i have been looking around and came up with theses three breeds. australorp, plymouth rock and road island reds. i myself like the first two the best but its mainly looks. are any better then the other? pros/cons? they will be used for both meat and eggs. probly more eggs then meat. any ideas. we are also in the city so the less noise the better.

    thanks for any ideas

  2. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

    Jun 27, 2008
    West Central Ohio
    Of those three, I think the Australorps are the best dual-purpose bird. I have 1 of each and the Australorp is the biggest by far. She also lays good sized eggs. Not to mention that their black color is very beautiful. [​IMG]

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