Production breeds - who has the best personality?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Spring-Chicken, Oct 21, 2014.

  1. Spring-Chicken

    Spring-Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Red sex links, black sex links, cinnamon queens, Rhode island reds, Leghorns...

    All of these breeds/crosses have reputations for excellent egg production. If I were to choose ONE egg factory hen to keep in my flock (the rest would be pets, not necessarily good producers), which breed is least likely to peck, bully, run & hide, or generally put herself on the cull list?
     
  2. Dittonhl

    Dittonhl New Egg

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    I really like the red star for egg production. I have two in my small flock, and they both have a pleasant nature with the other. They do produce eggs like crazy. I just got rid of two of my RIR. They were bullies. I liked their egg production as well, but they really picked on one of my Red Stars and the Maran.
     

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