Who has the best RiR and BR that also lay well?

Discussion in 'Chicken Breeders & Hatcheries' started by gilariversun, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. gilariversun

    gilariversun Out Of The Brooder

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    I would like to ask the members here their opinion.

    Who do you think has a very good strain of (hopefully) Show Quality
    Rhode Island Red and/or Barred Plymouth Rock
    that also LAY well?

    I realize that in most cases - production strains tend to have been bred for laying, and show strains for looking at - but - SOMEBODY out there must have or know of strains that do BOTH as they were originally intended to do.

    Can you please reply with contact information for the individuals, hopefully a photo of their birds, and their anticipated first year egg production?

    Thank you
     
  2. cwc362

    cwc362 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That's a very good question and I would also like to see what kind of answers you get- so I'm going to subscribe!!
     
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  3. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    My birds are show quality, but I do not know as of yet if they are good layers. They are still young, the male is only 5 months and the females are 4-4.5.

    Here are some photos of them:
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    Pullet:
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    Hen (that I KNOW is laying, but she didn't came from the same lines as my other Barred Rocks):
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  4. nos1884

    nos1884 New Egg

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    Pine Grove a member on here has the best RIR's you will find I've seen these birds in person they are emaculate in health and quality
     
  5. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    I'll vouch for Pine Grove as well. GORGEOUS birds!!!
     

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