My new "wish list" - comments please

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Tressa27884, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. Tressa27884

    Tressa27884 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chick season is coming! I've told myself I can have no more than six new chicks this year. I'm thinking of the following; Dark Brahma, Jersey Black Giant, Speckled Sussex, Cuckoo Marans, Silver Spangled Hamburg, Black Australorp - I'd like any comments / opinions on these as they'll all be new to me.

    Thanks.
     
  2. PtldChick

    PtldChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What are your goals for your flock? How hot and cold does it get where you live?
     
  3. Tressa27884

    Tressa27884 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm in SF Bay area. It gets hot here, but not too cold. My hen house is well shaded and they have a wet sandbox and lots of dirt during the summer. They free range and have access to the mister in the yard as well. Currently I have; three cochins, one buff brahma, a frizzle, two EE, a bantam silkie, a production red, a polish, a langshan, and a mutt.
     
  4. poseygrace

    poseygrace Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't had any of those breeds but they are all beauties. Good luck!
     

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