pick one of these 2....

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by bmiss, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. bmiss

    bmiss Out Of The Brooder

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    if you were getting a rooster and 8 or so hens for ur family for eggs/meat...

    which one of these 2 would you pick to have: buff orps & speckled sussex OR barred rock/partridge rock?
     
  2. Quote:I would pick the Barred Rock/Partridge Rock. They are a very good dual purpose bird.
     
  3. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    barred rock and partridge rock........
     
  4. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I'm goinna mix it up and say Buff Orps and Barred Rock. They are great dual purpose breeds and non agressive!

    Nate
     
  5. ChickenWisperer

    ChickenWisperer Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 30, 2008
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    I would pick the sussex and the rocks. I prefer their temperaments, though the rocks are more prolific layers.
     

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