what LF breed will eat less will give alot of eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by sunflowerenvy, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. sunflowerenvy

    sunflowerenvy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am wondering what large fowl[chicken] will lay large eggs at least 5 times a week beside white leghorns that wont eat me out house n home? it would be nice to know the breed and color of the egg too?
    like ex sample

    breed- color egg

    white leghorns- white


    thanks for any info u can provide [​IMG]
     
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Overrun With Chickens

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    My games are pretty good layers, average 5-6 (maybe seven depending ) medium sized (sometimes rather large) white/off white eggs, and I feed them about a whole vienna can of feed per cock and 1/2 a can per hen one time a day. All it takes to keep them in good shape most of the time.

    Games though if you got a cock, you can only have one in an enclosure, he must be kept separate from all other cocks at all times. You may could try a Minorca, or other Mediterranean breeds, they're similar to the Leghorns I believe..

    -Daniel

    PS.. If you do go the game route, get only birds like American's, Old English, Spanish etc.. Don't get the large Oriental fowl like Shamo, Asil, Malay, etc..
     
    Last edited: Jan 24, 2011
  3. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    We have all LFs the one that seems to lay large eggs for her size is a Golden comet. We also have BRs and BSLs, they are great layers also but seem larger.
     

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