beginer breeds

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by fireflyhatchery, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. fireflyhatchery

    fireflyhatchery Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am looking into adding chickens to my inventory of birds. I have pheasant quail and pigeons so I know some of he basics on raising birds but I wanted to start of with a more "beginner" type chicken...any ideas? I live in iowa and the weather here is fairly crazy in all seasons.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    First go to the Chicken Breeds forum and study breeds, genetics, showing. Decide what you are going for: eggs, meat, dual purpose, 'pretty', a combination of all the above? Ask questions. Go to the Iowa state thread in the Social Forum - 'Where am I? Where are you!" and ask your neighbors locale related questions. With your background knowledge, you will have no problem transitioning to keeping chickens. [​IMG]
     

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