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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by areynolds61, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. areynolds61

    areynolds61 New Egg

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    Hello everyone! So glad to find this site. I do not actually have my chickens yet, but my chicken coop is on its way. I live in northern Indiana and am excited to get started. Wondering what types of chickens are best to start with for egg laying?
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. How large of coop are you planning on having? This can help us make better suggestions for breeds.
     
  3. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Leghorns are good white egg layers and Rhode Island Reds are good brown egg layers. Easter Eggers are good if you want green or blue eggs. There are so many breeds that are good layers that you might want to go to the Breeds forum and read up.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Have a look here: Breeds
     
  5. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and[​IMG] So glad you joined us!!!![​IMG]
     
  6. Pinky

    Pinky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. CluckyCharms

    CluckyCharms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I suggest some Easter Eggers - they lay the prettiest eggs and they are hardy little guys (and gals).
     
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    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC
     
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    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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  10. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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