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Color eggs Layers        Best Laying hens        Broiler Chickens

The number of eggs a chicken produces can

vary

based on factors such as age, season, and diet

You can eat any chicken, Some take way too long to mature and just aren’t meaty. Look at our Broiler chickens.

Ameraucana


Yearly Egg Production:
150-200

Egg Color:  Blue eggs some Green eggs

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Ancona


Yearly Egg Production:
200 plus year

Egg Color:  Large White

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Appenzeller Hen


Yearly Egg Production:  
170-290

Egg Color:    Medium White 

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

 Ancona


Yearly Egg Production:  220 eggs

Egg Color:  White
Egg Size:   Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Austra White


Yearly Egg Production:  250 -290 eggs

Egg Color:  Cream White to Light Brown
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Australorp


Yearly Egg Production: 
one hen laid 364 eggs in 365 days!

Egg Color:  Brown
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Barnevelder


Yearly Egg Production:  180-200
eggs

Egg Color:  Brown
Egg Size:  Medium-large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Bearded d’Uccle


Yearly Egg Production:   180 to 280 eggs

Egg Color: Cream
Egg Size: 
Small

Winter Egg layers:  No

Basque


Yearly Egg Production:  175-250 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: large

Winter Egg layers:  No, needs Warm climates


Braekel chicken


Yearly Egg Production:  180-200
eggs   eggs

Egg Color: White
Egg Size: 
Small

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Bresse


Yearly Egg Production:    up to 250 eggs per year

Egg Color: White
Egg Size:   Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Buckeye


Yearly Egg Production:   180 to 280 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size:  Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

California Gray


Yearly Egg Production:  300 eggs in a year

Egg Color: white
Egg Size:  Extra Large

Winter Egg layers: Yes

Chantecler


Yearly Egg Production:  175-250eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size:  Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Cream Legbar


Yearly Egg Production:   
150 to 200 eggs per year.

Egg Color: light blue or light green eggs
Egg Size:  Medium

Winter Egg layers:  No not especially cold-hardy

Croad Langshan


Yearly Egg Production:  150 to 200 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size:  Large

Winter Egg layers: Yes best laying is in winter. Heat hurts them.

Delawares


Yearly Egg Production:   175 to 250 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: Large to Jumbo

Winter Egg layers: Yes

Dominique


Yearly Egg Production:   180 to 240 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers: Yes

Easter egger


Yearly Egg Production: 
up to 280 eggs a year

Egg Color: blue to green to olive to aqua and sometimes even pinkish.
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Best for: cold-hardy, different color of eggs

Egyptian Fayoumi


Yearly Egg Production:  150–205

Egg Color: Off-white or tinted
Egg Size: 
Small

Winter Egg layers:  No not especially cold-hardy
Best for:  Egyptian Fayoumi have reputation as a good free range predator resistant chicken to raise on your farm or acreage.

Faverolles


Yearly Egg Production: 
180 to 240

Egg Color: Light brown to cream
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:

Best for: cold hardy, Good  Winter layer, handles cold weather with ease. Not very heat or drought tolerant.

Gingernut Rarganger


Yearly Egg Production:   to 320 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Golden Laced Wyandotte


Yearly Egg Production:   200 eggs

Egg Color: light brown
Egg Size:  Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes


Golden Comet


Yearly Egg Production:    to 320 eggs

Egg Color: Light Brown
Egg Size:  Medium to large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Gold Legbar


Yearly Egg Production:   150-200 eggs

Egg Color: Light blue or Green, White
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:  No not especially cold-hardy

Hamburg


Yearly Egg Production:  120-225  eggs

Egg Color:  White
Egg Size: 
Small to Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Best for: Flighty, roosts in trees; winter hardy, good at avoiding predators

iSA Brown


Yearly Egg Production:  300+ eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size:   Large

Winter Egg layers: Yes

Jaerhon


Yearly Egg Production:  215  eggs

Egg Color: White to Off white
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes

Jersey  Giants


Yearly Egg Production:  150-200 egg

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size:  Large

Winter Egg layers:  No, Cold tolerance: Poor

 Langshan


Yearly Egg Production:  150 – 200 eggs

Egg Color: Dark Brown
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers: Yes

Lavender Orpington


Yearly Egg Production:   170 to 200 eggs

Egg Color: Light Brown
Egg Size:  Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy


Leghorn


Yearly Egg Production:   280-320 eggs

Egg Color: White
Egg Size: 
Large to Ex Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes,

Light Brahma


Yearly Egg Production:  200 eggs

Egg Color:  Brown
Egg Size:   Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

Marans


Yearly Egg Production:   150-200 eggs

Egg Color:  Chocolate to Russet Brown
Egg Size:   Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

Minorca


Yearly Egg Production:   170 to 220 eggs

Egg Color: White
Egg Size:Large

Winter Egg layers:  No not especially cold-hardy

Marsh Daisy


Yearly Egg Production:   200 to 250 eggs

Egg Color: Cream to Light Brown
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

New Hampshire Red

Yearly Egg Production:   150 to 220 eggs

Egg Color: CChocolate to Russet Brown
Egg Size:  Large

Winter Egg layers:  No not Winter Egg layers: 

 Olive Egger


Yearly Egg Production:   200 to 250 eggs

Egg Color: Olive green to mossy or khaki green hue
Egg Size: 
Medium  to Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

  1. Buff Orpington


Yearly Egg Production:  175 – 200 eggs

Egg Color: Light Brown
Egg Size: 
Medium to large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes,cold-hardy

Penedesenca


Yearly Egg Production:  200 eggs

Egg Color: Chocolate
Egg Size: 
Meduim

Winter Egg layers:  No not cold-hardy

Plymouth Rock


Yearly Egg Production:  200-250 eggss

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: Medium to large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

Redcap


Yearly Egg Production:   150 to 200 eggs

Egg Color: White
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

 Red Sex Link


Yearly Egg Production:  250-300eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

  1. Rhode Island Red


Yearly Egg Production:  310 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size:  XLarge

Winter Egg layers: Yes, cold-hardy

SILVER SPANGLED HAMBURG


Yearly Egg Production:   200 eggs

Egg Color: White
Egg Size: Medium

Winter Egg layers: Yes

Sex-Link


Yearly Egg Production:   250 to 300 eggs

Egg Color: Brown
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers: Yes, cold-hardy

Serama
True Bantam the smallest chicken in the world


Yearly Egg Production:  180 to 200 eggs

Egg Color: Cream and Brown
Egg Size:  Tiny,
Small

Winter Egg layers:  No not cold-hardy

Swedish Black Hen


Yearly Egg Production: 250 eggs

Egg Color: White
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

Spanish


Yearly Egg Production:   180 to 280 eggs

Egg Color: Chalk White
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  No not cold-hardy

Sussex


Yearly Egg Production: 180 to 320 eggs

Egg Color: Cream to Light Brown
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

SPECKLEDY HYBRID


Yearly Egg Production:  to 280 eggs

Egg Color: Chestnut Brown
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:  No not especially cold-hardy

Turken (Naked Neck)


Yearly Egg Production:  250-300 eggs

Egg Color: Light Brown
Egg Size: 
Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy
Best for: Turkenn best chickens I’ve ever had, laid eggs all winter when no other breeds were laying

Welsummer


Yearly Egg Production:   150-200 eggs

Egg Color: Deep brown eggs that are often speckled
Egg Size: Medium to Large

Winter Egg layers:  No,  cold-hardy Yes.

Best for:  Welsummer during the winter months stops laying until the days begin to lengthen. Welsummer chicken breed is very hardy and can do well in both heat and cold weather.

Whiting True Blue


Yearly Egg Production:  280-300 eggs

Egg Color: Powder Blue or “army” green eggs
Egg Size:  Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes, cold-hardy

Best for:  Whiting True Blue really interesting about there eggs is that they are blue all the way through

WHITE STAR HYBRID


Yearly Egg Production:    330 per year

Egg Color: White
Egg Size: 
Large

Winter Egg layers:  Yes,  not especially cold-hardy

Wyandotte


Yearly Egg Production:    175-250 eggs

Egg Color:Brown
Egg Size: Medium

Winter Egg layers:  Yes