What is the best layer out of all the bantam breeds?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by AuberyMirkwood, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know banties can't be compared to Rhode islands but compared to each other which breed is the best?
     
  2. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    I would assume a bantam leghorn. [​IMG] Unless you're talking about true bantams.
     
  3. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks for the thought :) No, I'm not limiting it to true bantams.
     
  4. georgialee

    georgialee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2009
    Knoxville, TN
    My lavender bantam Cochins lay about 6 eggs a week. Only that color though for some reason -- the others lay about 4 eggs a week.
     
  5. Chicken Rustler

    Chicken Rustler Grabs em n runs

    My RIR B do AWESOME and lay eggs that scale up in the M-L . They are very calm breed, eat very little and lay nice HUGE (for thier size) eggs.
     
  6. AuberyMirkwood

    AuberyMirkwood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you everyone for answering :) I think I have mostly Cochins, Brahmas, and Japanese, plus a Silkie, Cornish, and 2 Old English in my bantam assortment. I guess I'll have to specially order some Americanas, Polish, Rocks, Rhode Islands, and Silkies to finish off the flock next year. :)
     

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