On first buying chickens.

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On first buying chickens.
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2008, 21:50 »
Hi Jim

Just had a look through one of my Katie Thear books and she recommends these as dual purpose breeds :)

Barnevelder
Ixworth
jersey Giant
Marans
New Hampshire Red
Plymouth Rock
Rhode Island Red
Sussex
Wyandotte

Don't know if that's any use to you

I have Barnevelders, they're good egg layers, not eaten the meat thou
and Sussex, very good egg layers but mine go broody quite a bit :(

Hope that helps

Sarah :)

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On first buying chickens.
« Reply #16 on: August 18, 2008, 14:36 »
Quote from: "Vember"
Hi Jim

Just had a look through one of my Katie Thear books and she recommends these as dual purpose breeds :)

Barnevelder
Ixworth
jersey Giant
Marans
New Hampshire Red
Plymouth Rock
Rhode Island Red
Sussex
Wyandotte

Don't know if that's any use to you

I have Barnevelders, they're good egg layers, not eaten the meat thou
and Sussex, very good egg layers but mine go broody quite a bit :(

Hope that helps

Sarah :)


Thanks sarah i will have a look at them ( I love this site)
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On first buying chickens.
« Reply #17 on: October 28, 2008, 14:10 »
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