breed selection help needed :) (second time posting)

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by allmychickens, Aug 16, 2011.

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  1. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    chicken checklist:
    -Unique, gonna be used for 4h and I want diversity in my flock
    -lays reasonably
    -can tolerate hot and cold
    -friendly disposition, again it will be used for 4h
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    this is my expectations for my next chicks. Recommendations needed on breeds that fit these standards.
    p.s. most of my current flock are standard sized
    Thank You [​IMG]
     
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  2. AccentOnHakes

    AccentOnHakes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Barred Rocks? Everyone loves zebra stripes. [​IMG]
     
  3. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    Quote:those are pretty common around here though and tend to be on the aggressive side towards other chickens. any other ideas?
     
  4. chickensgalore

    chickensgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    brahmas seem to be really docile in my experience,light,dark or buff
     
  5. cybercat

    cybercat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Unique will cost you money. Most due not lay well and can only be gotten from breeders.

    Do you want large or bantam?
     
  6. allmychickens

    allmychickens Just'a small town girl

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    Quote:Unique will cost you money. Most due not lay well and can only be gotten from breeders.

    Do you want large or bantam?

    i dont have a preference but most of my flock is large.
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Post once only, please, per BYC rules.
     
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