Getting Babies! What Breeds?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Young Farmer, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Young Farmer

    Young Farmer Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey Yall I am going to be getting 12 chickes next week and I need breed ideas. I have BR and NHR now, what do you think would be a good addition? I am also going to get 6 meat birds I will most likely be getting cornish x (thats usually what they have at TSC)
    Im also going to get some ducklings if they have them.
     
  2. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That all depends on what you want out of the chickies.
    Super friendly? Cochin is the way I would go.
    Super eggers? Leghorn is a nice choice but rather bland to look at IMO. Mine have great personality though.
    Cool to look at? The options are endless.
    If you cannot have or do not want a rooster then be sure to get pullets not straight run.
    Every time I have gotten straight run they were ALL roosters. [​IMG]

    Happy that you can get duckies too!
    I really like the Cayuga as an over all friendly, quiet and nice duck.
     

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