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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jdchickengirl, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. jdchickengirl

    jdchickengirl Hatching

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    hey my name's jdchickengirl and i'm from indiana! i'm new to the chicken biz but hoping to get started. i want (isnt the minimum 25) about 10 laying hens. any ideas on which breeds are best? indiana's winters are a little cold, so i would need a hardy breed. and, meat isnt something i'm interested in, just eggs.
    and one last thing, i need to build a coop. any suggestions?
     

  2. emilyweck

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    Welcome from Oregon!
     
  3. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    [​IMG] From Columbus ,IN
     
  4. KyleD.

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    [​IMG] From S.C!
     
  5. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

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    Quote:You dont have to get 25 just some feed stores require it ... Check out the coop section... They have tons and you can look at mine too [​IMG] wwhat part of Indiana? BTW build your coop bigger then you need cause you will want more...
     
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  6. briana1975

    briana1975 Songster

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    [​IMG] from Michigan. Check out the coop and run section for some great ideas for your coop. You do not have to get 25 chicks. It just depends on where you order from. I really like my Buff Orpingtons and Barred Rocks. Granted they are only 4 weeks but they are really friendly, and not crazy like the RIR.
     
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  8. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    [​IMG] from TN
     
  9. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

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    [​IMG] from CT [​IMG]
     
  10. babymakes6

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    [​IMG] from Ohio!
     

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