Breed Descriptions - Full Size Chicks

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Breed Plumage Shell Rate of Lay Mature Wt. Comment
Production Reds Various Reds Brown Excellent 5.5 lbs. Highest Brown Egg
Barred Plymouth Rock Black w/ White Brown Excellent 6.0 lbs. Dual Purpose
White Plymouth Rock White Brown Very Good 6.0 lbs. Medium Size, Quiet
Black Beauty Sex-Link Females: Black w/Gold Brown Excellent 5.5 lbs. Excellent Livability
Golden Sex Link Females: Red w/White Brown Excellent 5.2 lbs. Bred for Eggs
White Leghorn White White Excellent 4.5 lbs. Good Commercial Bird
California White White White Excellent 4.5 lbs. Good Commercial Bird
Austra White White/Black Fleck Tinted Excellent 4.5 lbs. Light Tinted Eggs
Layorca White White Excellent 4.5 lbs. Good Commercial Bird
Buff Orpington Rich Golden Buff Brown Very Good 6.0 lbs. Large Bird: A Favorite
Rhode Island Red Very Dark Red Brown Very GOod 5.5 lbs. Dual Purpose Bird
New Hampshire Red Chestnut Red Brown Very Good 6.0 lbs. Dual Purpose Bird
Silver Laced Wyandotte Silvery White Brown Very Good 6.0 lbs. Beautiful Old Breed
Black Australorp Black/Greenish Brown Very Good 5.2 lbs. Among Hardiest
Ancona Black/Some White Tips White Very Good 4.3 lbs. Similar to Leghorns
Production Blacks Varied, Most Silver White Excellent 4.5 lbs. Large White Eggs
Danish Brown Leghorn Multi Shades of Brown White Excellent 4.3 lbs. Hustler, Color Protects
Black Minorca Solid Black White Very Good 4.5 lbs. Pure Black & Beautiful
Buff Minorca Rich Golden Buff White Very Good 4.3 lbs. Beautiful Bird