Wich breed is best for me?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Johnn, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    What breed is best for me light sussex of orpington, It needs to go broody, be a good layer when no broody, i have an option to both but i dont know wich one?
     
  2. littlecreekfarm

    littlecreekfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2011
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    Orpingtons [​IMG] They are sweet, good layers, and I haven't had any go broody but i read they go broody commonly,
    I don't have any sussex though soooo...........
     
  3. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Definitely the Orps. Mine would go broody when the wind blew. But when they were laying, they were very consistent. They also had great personalities.
     
  4. Chick1043

    Chick1043 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 5, 2011
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    Orpingtons!! Most definitively!
     
  5. kizanne

    kizanne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a sussex and she is not a good layer. Nice chicken but not a producer, just like the chart breed says. Haven't had them long enough to know if she's gonna be a broody.
     
  6. Nicki

    Nicki Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would recommend Orpingtons, they are normally laid back and sweet, and mine went broody and laid well [​IMG]
     
  7. Johnn

    Johnn Overrun With Chickens

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    well next year i have the option of getting a orpington that might go broody or get a light sussesx off my friend who will be broody [​IMG], she dosent like them being broody so we do a swap but the last ones we swapped hers got attacked by a dog but lived and myne got killed by a stoat, poor miley
     

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