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Welsummer chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by CampineBuddy, Feb 24, 2008.

  1. CampineBuddy

    CampineBuddy Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I was wondering how the welsummer was for egg laying??

    and how hardy they are.


    Thanks!!

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  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I like mine. They don't seem to go broody and they lay nice size eggs.
     
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  3. CampineBuddy

    CampineBuddy Out Of The Brooder

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    How is the colour of their eggs?
     
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Not as dark as my Marans but lots darker than the BR's eggs.
     
  5. CampineBuddy

    CampineBuddy Out Of The Brooder

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    do they lay well?
     
  6. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    They've been pretty reliable layers. The ones that are laying now are about 5 years old and I've got some pullets coming up that aren't laying yet. They took a break for a couple of months with their molt and when it first got cold.
     
  7. mothergoose

    mothergoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine lay well most of the year, but not in the winter. We have these nasty northern winters. They make up for it the rest of the year though!
    Christie [​IMG]
     
  8. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    My pullets that are coming up are from Mothergoose! [​IMG]
     
  9. CampineBuddy

    CampineBuddy Out Of The Brooder

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    well I hope you enjoy them:)
     

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