1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    Not a member yet? join BYC here & then introduce yourself in our community forum here.


Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Jdc361, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. Jdc361

    Jdc361 Chirping

    Feb 14, 2015
    So I decided to drop the bantams because I'm only a beginner and I'd like to start with just 6 egg laying chickens. I also decided to drop the white leghorns because I hear they can fly very well and I'm just going to have these chickens in a 6 ft fenced in run attached to their coop. I just don't want them flying over. Thank you for the info tho!
  2. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Crowing

    Apr 5, 2013
    Good luck on your new adventure! My leghorns can fly, but not so much that I think they'd try for a 6 foot fence. I didn't plan to start out with them, but a lady I knew was moving and didn't want to truck them half way across the country. I will say one thing though, they are definitely egg factories.
  3. RMorrow

    RMorrow Chirping

    Mar 20, 2014
    Kearney, MO
    I commend you on your thoughtful approach to taking on new birds. Too often people make impulse buys and forget the long term commitments to these little beasties. Good on ya!

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: