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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by levi krauss, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. levi krauss

    levi krauss Hatching

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    Im going to be getting chickens next spring and i would like to know what breeds of egg laying chickens that i should get.[​IMG]
     

  2. txnative

    txnative Chirping

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    Where are you? Some breeds are more cold-hardy and some do better in hotter regions.
     
  3. Krazzy

    Krazzy In the Brooder

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    wyandottes are my favorite. you can get several color varieties. (silver laced, gold laced, blue laced red, white, partridge, plus a few more)

    they are cold hardy, look nice in your backyard, they enough brown eggs to keep your family in eggs, and they lay pretty good for 3 years or so. whats not to like?
     
  4. levi krauss

    levi krauss Hatching

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    i live in Michigan and i was doing some research and i learned that Rhode island reds and barred rocks are cold hearty so i think that Im going to get those.
     
  5. Krazzy

    Krazzy In the Brooder

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    those are also very good choices, i have a few of those in my flock as well.
     

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