Super Egg Laying Bantam Cochin?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by jktrahan, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. jktrahan

    jktrahan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jan 10, 2011
    Sweet Lake
    Everywhere I look I read that cochin are average egg layers. This fact almost discouraged me from getting the 2 bantam that I have now. We got them in January of this year and they started laying the next week. It looks like 1 is about 1 year old and the other looks at least 2 years old, but we get 1 egg a day from each of them, almost every day! Can't get much better than that. I was wondering if others get the same results?

    I purchased these from an auction and do not know their true origin.

    Thanks,
     
  2. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    My bantam cochins lay great in spring summer and fall. I have 9 hens and get about 8 eggs a day. I only had several that were old enough to lay in the winter but they didn't start till this spring... so only time will tell on that one! [​IMG]
     

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