First time chicken raiser

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Nbing, Mar 2, 2013.

  1. Nbing

    Nbing New Egg

    Mar 2, 2013
    Hello guys!
    I've been stalking the forums for awhile and decided to make an account. I've been researching into raising chicks but wanted to hear your guys opinions. I live in Gilbert, Arizona and it gets up to 115 degrees here so what is the best breed to go with? I'll mostly be using them to collect eggs. Also should I get a chick or one that's ready for the coop. Thanks! (I'm typing this in a hurry, I'll expand when I get home :))
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
    Welcome To BYC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    You are going to love the chicken world!!
  3. OCpeep

    OCpeep Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 8, 2012
    Orange County, CA

    My Pet Chicken has a breed selector tool that can help figure out which ones are heat tolerant.

    I prefer to get them as chicks. They grow so quickly. Before you know it, they will be laying eggs.

    Good luck!

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