Best breeds for Knoxville TN weather?

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

  1. knoxppd

    knoxppd New Egg

    Jan 12, 2011
    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 but what breeds are good for both? Any ideas would be great. Thanks!
  2. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    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

    Mar 30, 2009
    the South
    What dawn said is true.

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

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