Which one will be a better roo?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by cook_kaka_ook, Dec 24, 2009.

  1. cook_kaka_ook

    cook_kaka_ook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a dilema. I am choosing between a Barred Rock and a red EE rooster. Both are healthy. I have 6 pullets.
     
  2. RAREROO

    RAREROO Overrun With Chickens

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    I vote for Barred Rock, What breeds of hens do you have and will they just be used for a layer flock or what?
     
  3. Byrdj

    Byrdj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It depends on what breed your pullets are and if you are going for meat, or trying for some green eggs.
     
  4. cook_kaka_ook

    cook_kaka_ook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Green eggs/meat. My pullets are consisting of 18week olds (3EE, 1Black Austrolorp, 1RIR and a x-silkie- light brown in color). I'm inclining towards a better egg producers than meat. Tough choice since I've raised the flock from fertilized eggs. There is no particular good breed in my flock since the source of the fertile eggs have all her chickens cooped and free-ranged in 1 community.
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    If you want green eggs, the EE

    If you want a lot of eggs. the BR.
     

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