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Top 10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds

Top 10 Best Egg Laying Chicken Breeds

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If you’re hoping to raise chickens and have plenty of eggs, you need to focus on the best egg-laying chicken breed. People throughout the world consume a lot of chicken eggs daily so choosing the right chicken breeds to produce eggs is essential. If you are a small family of 3 to 5, raising 10 to 15 hens can save you a lot of money in your daily protein requirements. Although dual-purpose meat and egg chicken breed are recommended for backyard raising, the following top 10 egg-laying chicken breeds can fill your needs. 1. Australorp The record set by Black Australorp has never been broken and it seems impossible to break. It’s a chicken breed specializing in egg production, is considered a true champion, because one hen from this breed laid 364 eggs in 365 days. The Australorp bree...
What is DeKalb Chicken

What is DeKalb Chicken

Chickens
DeKalb Poultry Research, Inc. is an American genetics and hatchery company that was founded in 1944. After 51 years of successful layer breeding, the poultry business was sold to Central Farms of America in 1995. On June 30, 2000, Dekalb Poultry Research became part of Institut de Sélection Animale – ISA is today known as Hendrix Genetics. Hendrix genetics is the same company that currently develops SASSO brand in cooperation with Cobb-Vantress DeKalb Chickens There are two most popular DeKalb lines of breeds that are widely grown and raised in the Philippines for eggs. They are Dekalb White and DeKalb Brown. DeKalb White DeKalb White is what we see in most caged poultry layer farms in the Philippines today. Although there are other competitors like Lohmann White, DeKalb dominates t...
What is ISA Brown Chicken Breed

What is ISA Brown Chicken Breed

Chickens
At Putakputak.com we love to know all the breeds of hen that exist and tell you about their characteristics and curiosities. Every month we introduce you to a new breed, last month, for example, we talked about the Faverolles hen, a French breed with lots of qualities. But today, we are going to tell you more about one of the most popular breeds for free-range farming. Chickens can be distinguished between purebred and crossbred. The purebreds are all those that have a fixed pattern and transmit it to subsequent generations, the offsprings will be identical to the parents, where the native chickens are. But when we speak of crossbreeds we refer to chickens that are born from the cross of other existing breeds. As is the case with the Isa Brown hen. There is little information abo...