What r your thoughts on red caps

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by sullivan, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. sullivan

    sullivan New Egg

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    What r your thoughts on red caps
     
  2. CluckerCottage

    CluckerCottage Chillin' With My Peeps

    They are a dual-purpose breed and pretty to look at. Some say they are too flighty.
    Lovely rose combs.
    Redcap hens lay 120-180 eggs per year.
    Compare that to say a Buff Orpington, which lay 175-200 per year on average.
    White Leghorn hens lays 250-300 eggs per year on average.
    The same is said for Australorp hens.

    Good luck with your decision!
     

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