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Breed recommendations for pacific northwest?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lashla, Jan 11, 2014.

  1. lashla

    lashla In the Brooder

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    Hello BYC!

    I am a new resident of Portland, OR! I am moving into my new place soon, which includes a chicken coop in the backyard. I would really appreciate some breed recommendations for this area/climate! It seems to get rather wet here, and my impression is that the winters are mild (40's weather). I am originally from Michigan so this is warm, spring-like weather to me!

    Thanks, I appreciate your help :)

    Lauren
     

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    Welcome from my flock and I in Idaho! There is a lot of great recommendations on here. I'd suggest starting here:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds
    Everyone has their favorite breeds and ones they prefer. Generally, most chickens are well suited for most environments. You'll want to consider what works best for you. Good luck to you!
     
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