What breed?

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

  1. WildCHILD400

    WildCHILD400 Songster

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    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

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    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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