!QWESTION PLESE HELP!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by WESTPALMPOULTRYMAN15, Jan 27, 2008.

  1. WESTPALMPOULTRYMAN15

    WESTPALMPOULTRYMAN15 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi im going to my local fair tomarrow and i need to know what would be the best hen i could buy for laying lots of eather brown or white eggs and can stand being cooped up?thx:D
     
  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Buff Orpington is my first choice.
     
  3. Justino

    Justino ♪♫ Rockin' Rooster ♪♫

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    well, free ranged eggs taste better [​IMG] but i dont really know, ill just bumb this for ya
     
  4. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Gold standard of efficient egg laying for white eggs is the white leghorn. Best brown layers are sexlinks... or production reds. Unlikly to find production layer types at the fair, but you never know. Probably be able to find leghorns though as they are not a cross.
     
  5. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    If it's a small fair you might be able to see some sex links -- there was a trio of black sex links at the fair here this summer. Very small poultry entry though, so I don't think they were too particular about breeds as long as the kids did the work to show them (all 4-H).
     

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