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Best breeds?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chrisjcopley, Aug 11, 2016.

  1. chrisjcopley

    chrisjcopley New Egg

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    Looking to get 5-6 chickens.anyone have recommendations on chx that lay a good amount of eggs and that are good in smaller yards? We have about .5 acres.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. Im sure that you will get as many answers are there are breeds (well, almost). You can check out the breeds section, which is useful as you can tailor your search according to what characteristics you would like. This chart may also be helpful - http://www.sagehenfarmlodi.com/chooks/chooks.html.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you


    All the best
    CT
     
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. It's a good idea to post on your state thread and ask folks what breeds do best in the climate, and would suit your needs.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas and :welcome. Great to have you in our community. CTKen set you up with some super links so I'll just say best wishes!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. cukuriku

    cukuriku Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello there [​IMG] and [​IMG]!! Have much success with your flock!
     

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