Hello from upstate NY

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  1. Smiley Chicks

    Smiley Chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Planning now for chicks in the spring. Any tips for good egg layers in the cold winter months? Also have 5 & 6 year old kids and would prefer friendly chickens.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens - I think Black australorps would be a good choice, great layers, weather tolerant and generally sociable.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. silver1polish

    silver1polish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I have a Rhode Island Red that is super freindly!! and she is also a great layer!! heres some pics of her
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    Hope This Helps!!

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  5. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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  6. Smiley Chicks

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  7. Smiley Chicks

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    Thanks drumstick diva! I'll check those out, I didn't have that kind one our list. We have Orpington, RIR and of course my daughter wants a white silkie which aren't the best layers but she wants a feathered fluffy one!
     
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    Thanks so much, I'll be sure to check that out!
     
  10. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    If you have any questions, feel free to ask...there are a lot of knowledgeable and friendly members here.

    Once you narrow down the breeds you're interested in, check out the Reviews written by members to get an idea of what they have experienced with their birds:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/category/chicken-breeds
     

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