Trying to decide

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kelidei, Aug 7, 2009.

  1. kelidei

    kelidei ~*Dances with chickens*~

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    I am not sure I placed this question in the right place--- if not I apologize---but we are building another coop and I am going to get some more pullets. We want good layers and so I am looking at RIR's Red Stars, Black Stars--- any comments, experiences? Are there any other breeds known for their egg production like these?[​IMG]
     
  2. SassyT

    SassyT In the Brooder

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    Great Question I would like to see more info too.
     
  3. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Free Ranging

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    I'm going to get some Black Australorps next year. They are supposed to be docile and excellent layers.
     
  4. Galaxiedriver

    Galaxiedriver Songster

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    We went with Rhode Island Reds and Barred Rocks because of their laying reputation. They're only 8 weeks so we will wait and see.

    As a kid on the farm we had RIR's and they were prolific layers and made great fried dinners.
     
  5. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

  6. mdbokc

    mdbokc Songster

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    Our BO's began laying at 17-1/2 weeks....we'll see how long they go!
     
  7. kelidei

    kelidei ~*Dances with chickens*~

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    Thanks for all the suggestions--- that chicken breed selector was way cool! Haven't decided yet but have some really good ideas now![​IMG]
     

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