Need help picking what chickens to raise

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by manabjmana, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. manabjmana

    manabjmana Out Of The Brooder

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    I'll be purchasing some land and want to raise chickens. I want to raise for eggs and as well as poultry. I need help learning about different breeds and things I should know. I also want to sell chickens and eggs on the side.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]check out breeds on the forum and see which may meet your needs.
     
  3. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Also check out Henderson's Handy Dandy Chicken Chart at www.Ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html

    You will probably be more interested in "dual purpose" breeds, which means good layers with enough meat on 'em to make it worth processing for food.

    Welcome to BYC from California wine country in the Western Sierra Foothills!
     
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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, manabjmana, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock!! Best of luck and have fun!
     
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  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  7. manabjmana

    manabjmana Out Of The Brooder

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  9. manabjmana

    manabjmana Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I didn't realize this site has so much info.
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     

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