best chickens for new people

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by ChickenFolks, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. ChickenFolks

    ChickenFolks Chillin' With My Peeps

    what breed of chickens are best for new people? With kids? And a cold climate? I was thinking buff orpintons easter eggers and wyandottes. So what do you think? You are the experts. Any suggestions would be nice.[​IMG]
     
  2. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    Buff Orpingtons are great around kids, they are very friendly. They also have very fluffy coats so they are great it cold climates. Same with Easter Eggers and Wyandottes. Rhode Island Reds are great too.
     
  3. ChickenFolks

    ChickenFolks Chillin' With My Peeps

    okay thanks would they be okay together?
     
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  4. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    oh yes certainly!
     
  5. ChickenFolks

    ChickenFolks Chillin' With My Peeps

    great! I really want them all!!!! I think i am getting chicken fever[​IMG]
     
  6. chicklover16

    chicklover16 queen of flirts

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    good! it's a good fever to have [​IMG]
     
  7. jecombs

    jecombs Out Of The Brooder

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    We just got our first chickens a month ago. We went with Buff Orpingtons because I read they are really gentle and friendly and good layers. They have been staying in a friend's brooder and we bring them home this weekend! I'm hoping they will be really good with my kids, who are very young.
     
  8. Silkie88

    Silkie88 Out Of The Brooder

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    Silkies are my favourite and for layers i like plymoth barred rocks :) They thrive in the cold!
    Nice to hear you got your chicks aswell ;)
     
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  9. ChickenFolks

    ChickenFolks Chillin' With My Peeps

    kk i think i will go with my original breeds.
     

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