My...Intro :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mythical, Jun 12, 2009.

  1. Mythical

    Mythical In the Brooder

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    Hi there!
    I'm Mythical and I am getting some chicks soon and I thought this site would be helpful.
    I live in a pretty cold place, it gets below zero sometimes. Obviously i'll need to keep them
    inside when their little, but what breed of chicken is the hardiest? I want a chicken big
    enough that cats won't mess with it, but they'll stay warm in the winter as well. I was
    thinking about Australorps, is that a good choice?
    Lets talk chickens,
    Mythical

    Edit: I looked up mypetchicken.com, and came up with a few other breeds I want your opinons on:
    What i'm looking for in a chicken(the breed doesn't have to fit all of this, any of the things with stars
    next to them are optional:
    -Friendly-
    -Big-
    *lay big eggs*
    -lay frequently-
    -Able to live in cold weather-
    A list of breeds that I am interested in (please comment!):
    Australorps
    Wyandottes (gold laced)
    Plymouth rocks
     
    Last edited: Jun 12, 2009
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Hi Mystical [​IMG] from S. Florida. They say that the Wyandottes are a very cold hardy breed. I have 2 of them, and they are real sweet birds too.
    Good luck, be prepared to get addicted!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Mythical

    Mythical In the Brooder

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    Nice to meet you, I think i'm already addicted!
     
  4. peepsnbunnies

    peepsnbunnies Songster

    Mar 31, 2007
    Central Florida
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    Welcome from Florida!!

    Lisa [​IMG]
     
  5. lux_interior

    lux_interior Songster

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  6. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from UT! We love our Wyandottes [​IMG]
     
  7. Chickie Mamma

    Chickie Mamma Farmer at Heart

    Apr 20, 2008
    Sherman, CT
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    Our standard Brahmas handle the cold really well!!
     
  8. joedie

    joedie Songster

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    [​IMG] from Indiana. I have Wyandottes, Australorps, and BR's among others but my very favorite is the Plymouth Rock for friendliness and personality plus![​IMG]
     
  9. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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  10. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Songster

    Sep 21, 2008
    Eagan,MN
    [​IMG] from MN!
     

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