who has The BEST Rhode Island Reds and Barred Rocks??????????

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by Taylor, Jan 23, 2011.

  1. Taylor

    Taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    looking for a hatchery who has consistently good layers: Rhode Islands, Barred Rocks, Red stars, who do you reccomend? [​IMG]
     
  2. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    IMHO, McMurray has the best production Rhode Island Reds, and Ideal Poultry has the best production Barred Rocks. Not sure about Red Stars, though I've heard McMurray's are pretty good.

    I've had McMurray's RIRs, and they're the best layers I've ever had. They're also docile, despite the breed's reputation for being aggressive.

    I haven't had any of Ideal's Barred Rocks... Yet! Planning to order some for this spring. I did my research and I believe they have the best strain. I've had McMurray's BRs, and was very disappointed in their egg production.
     
  3. Duramaxgirl

    Duramaxgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I have privetts BRs and they don't lay to good either. This is OT but... By the way that calf is adorable!
     
  4. Cowgirl71

    Cowgirl71 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks! [​IMG] He's a "British White."
     
  5. Taylor

    Taylor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    how are ideals RIR's?
     

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