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miller15

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breeds
« on: March 22, 2009, 20:07 »
hi

i dont have any chickens yet but want to know which are good for laying. which breeds would you recomend
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Vember

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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 20:12 »
Hi Miller

Suppose it really depends on if eggs are a priority :)

There is a post here with a bit of info on the pure breeds and their laying capabilities  :)

http://chat.allotment-garden.org/index.php?topic=29685.msg355484#msg355484

This site is also a good one :

http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/BRKPoultryPage.html#Chickens



Sarah :D

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miller15

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Re: breeds
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009, 20:17 »
thanks thats very helpful. no they arent that important but i would like a few. how many chickens would you recomend i start with?


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alotment shed

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« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2009, 20:34 »
4 to 6 chickens but at the end of the day its your choise i started with 6 they seem to be verry addictive tho i find my self with lots now . lol    i find hybreeds are best for eggs i get 1 egg a day and thats every day they dont seem to stop laying ha ha . good luck tho and let us no how you are getting on

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Re: breeds
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2009, 20:54 »
ok are those chickens on that list from earlyer all hybrids??

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Foxy

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Re: breeds
« Reply #5 on: March 22, 2009, 22:11 »
ok are those chickens on that list from earlyer all hybrids??


They are all pure breeds from feathersite and Babes sticky. This will give you a bit of info re: Pure Breeds V Hybrids

http://chat.allotment-garden.org/index.php?topic=31331.0



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