What breed?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by WildCHILD400, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. WildCHILD400

    WildCHILD400 Songster

    Jul 21, 2017
    I'm looking to add two new chickens to my flock. I currently have two Golden laced Wyandotte a little over a year old and one Isa brown about 7 months. I was thinking about adding a Buff orphington and possibly a speckeled susuex, Americauna, Araucauna or Welsummer. What would be a docile, gentle, medium-small size chicken breed that comes sexed and layes bigger eggs? Any suggestions would help! Thanks!
  2. nminusyplusm

    nminusyplusm Crowing

    Mar 29, 2017
    Deming, NM
    No matter how docile the breed you will have problems unless you enlarge your coop and run. Overcrowding can affect egg production too. A 3' x 3' coop and 7' x 3' run is already too small for the 3 large fowl you already have. I hope you're planning on getting a bigger coop and run or adding on to your existing set up before getting more chickens.

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