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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by fledgey22, Dec 16, 2016.

  1. fledgey22

    fledgey22 New Egg

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    Hello,
    Glad to join! I will be getting chickens for the first time in March! Does Anyone have recommendations as to what kind of chickens I should get? I am looking for good layers and cold hardy breeds! Very excited to join the chicken craze! Thank you!
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Click on the learning center at the top of the page. Study the forums and question and plan away. Come spring you will be ready to start your flock.
     
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  3. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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    There's an article in the Learning Center titled (I think) "Pickin' the Right Frickin' Chicken", that would be one place to start. There are also breed reviews you can look at here on BYC. Then there are the members on your state thread that might have some advice (just type your state name in the search box to find your state thread).

    Just keep in mind, breed characteristics are generalities and each bird will have it's own personality which may or may not match those generalities.

    Have fun with the planning, ask questions, and good luck to you!
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You can post on your state thread - just put name in the search box and it will come up. Then you can ask what breeds are the best layers and do best in the climate.[​IMG]
     
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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Overrun With Chickens

    Hello, and welcome to BYC!
     
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    WELCOME!!!!
     
  9. Lozuufy

    Lozuufy Pigeons are nutty

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    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
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    henny1129 Crazy Livestock Gal

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