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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ChickenLovers1, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. ChickenLovers1

    ChickenLovers1 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello All
    A question to my non-feather friends who Love feathered friends. I have been looking for chicks and found a place that will have the following available:
    New Hampshire reds
    Barred Rocks
    Speckled Sussex
    Black Sexlinks
    We are looking for 6 chicks, we want chickens that are good layers and play well in the sand box together and a mixed flock I have read so many different opinions my head is spinning which would you choose from the above. Yes we are newbies and sorry if I posted in wrong section of forum.
    Thanks
    ChickenLovers1
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Chillin' With My Peeps

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    All those you mention are good layers. Start off with 2 of each of your 3 choices. Then when CHICKEN MATH GETS TO YOU keep getting them in pairs.
    WISHING YOU BEST. [​IMG] and [​IMG]
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you onboard.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area, which can be helpful (just type the name of your state in the search box).

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

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