Best breeds for Knoxville TN weather?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by knoxppd, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. knoxppd

    knoxppd New Egg

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    We are considering getting chickens (we live in a family neighborhood and it seems everyone is getting them. We only plan on getting 2-3 and are just wondering what are the best breeds for pretty hot summers (close to 100 degrees in the summer) and pretty cold winters (10 degrees at night). I see cold hardy and heat hardy breeds on mypetchicken.com but what breeds are good for both? Any ideas would be great. Thanks!
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Where you live is not at all cold to a chicken. If you want them as comfortable as possible, go for heat tolerant breeds and build them an airy shaded pen.
     
  3. saladin

    saladin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What dawn said is true.

    If it were me, I'd get Game hens!
     

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