Hello! I am currently researching and prepping for my families first small flock of hens. Our town allows six hens (no roosters). I am concerned with being a considerate neighbor, and I am looking into different breeds. Ideally I would like laying hens that could tolerate the winter in New England. They would have to be quiet and calm, as well. We have two small children and having a friendly breed is a must. If you have any advice or suggestions for me that would be a huge help! Thank you!