What are the best layers?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by The Red Rooster, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    What breed of chicken lays the most eggs?
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  2. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    Commercial White Leghorns and commercial red sex-links (ISA Browns, etc.). They pretty much own the egg industry.

    You can order either from many hatcheries.

    If you want a breed that can reproduce itself (as in not a hybrid) then any decent White Leghorn will generally outlay other breeds.
     
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  3. N&MSchroeder

    N&MSchroeder Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. chicken crazed 1o1

    chicken crazed 1o1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Black sex links are very good they lay 300 plus eggs a year
     

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