Silver Gray Dorking Hens are exceptional winter layersSilver Gray Dorking Roosters have a large single comb and are fine meat birds.Dorking chickens lay creamy white eggs.Day Old Baby Silver Gray Dorking Chicks for sale at Meyer Hatchery, available to ship or pickup in Polk, Ohio.

Silver Gray Dorking

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Silver Gray Dorking Chicks

The Dorking chicken breed was named after the Southern English town of Dorking. They are well known for their very fine-textured and tender white meat. They are also exceptional winter layers and can lay up to 140 medium to large, creamy white eggs per year. Dorkings are calm and adaptable to many settings. They are good foragers and do not scratch the ground as much as other breeds, making them a great backyard chicken. Dorkings are good with children but should not be kept with aggressive breeds. Males are more prone to frostbite than female Dorkings due to their large single comb. Hens are slow to mature and may not begin laying until they are 26 weeks old.

Average weight: roosters 9 lbs., hens 7 lbs.

Class: English
Origin: England
Comb Type: Single, Pea
Egg Color: Creamy Tint
Egg Size: Medium to Large
Production: Good
Matures: Slow to mature
Bird Size: Females 7 lbs., Males 9 lbs.
Broody: Yes, Good booders/mothers
Hardiness: Cold Hardy
Personality: Calm and friendly
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Oct 26, 2020

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Nov 2, 2020

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