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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LunaWolf2005, Nov 9, 2016.

  1. LunaWolf2005

    LunaWolf2005 New Egg

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    I am Hoping in 2017 I will be out of the city. In my excitement I am wanting to get my homestead going by starting off with chickens. I live in Arizona and interested in polish chickens any suggestions ... summers do he up to 120 . Thank you for any and all help.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good luck with your move, and welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC -- best of luck with your plans, hopefully everything comes together smoothly and on schedule!
     
  4. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    It might be helpful to visit with other members in AZ to see if they have more "local" type tips to give you. Just type "Arizona state thread" in the search box (upper, left) and you'll find the thread.

    Good luck to you and thanks for joining us!
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may want to investigate breeds that can survive such a hot climate.
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome! Great to have you in our community! I agree with Diva above...research those birds that handle the heat, typically the Mediterranean class as they are typically smaller, less densely feathered, and have large combs in aid in heat dissipation. Good luck on your move and best wishes to you on your future flock! :)
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens! I agree researching breeds that will do will is most likely a must for your climate. Breeds like Leghorns, Penandesna, (I'm pretty sure I spelled that wrong) and other such breeds will fare well in 120° climates. Good luck, and enjoy BYC!
     

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