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Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by 96civic87, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. 96civic87

    96civic87 Chirping

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    Ok soo ill be buildig a coop soon but really want to decide on which chickens to get first. Im going to raise about 6 chicken for laying purposes. What i need o know is which would be the better layer of these or u can give me ideas on other breeds thanks! RIR, barred rock, americana? Lmk
     

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    nicalandia Crowing

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    Quote:black sexlinks will be your choice, they lay good and have good size, if you want better layers then white Leghorn females
     
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    gellegant Hatching

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    We have a black australorp and LOVE her. She is a great layer and loves to be with people. During the cold weeks are getting about 4 eggs but during the warmer weeks we have been getting 6. They are medium brown eggs. We are getting ready to add more to the coop soon since we only have the one right now.
     
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    Quote:Not even Close
     
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  7. machuni

    machuni In the Brooder

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    +1 Black Sex-Links. Super friendly and great layers.
     

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    Quote:Black Sexlinks are RIR X BR Hybids, laying better than both parents
     
  9. ChickenCanoe

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    My point exactly.
    But RIR are better layers than BR and Ameraucanas.
     
  10. 96civic87

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    Thanks
     

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