New from Southampton MA and need some help please

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by paisley04, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. paisley04

    paisley04 New Egg

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    Hello my name is Melanie and I'm trying to figure out what would be the best chickens for me to get?? I do have two dogs that are very friendly but very curious so any advice would be greatly appreciated! I live way off the road so I have lots of room for the chickens to play, I just need to know where to start. Please help ! [​IMG]
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Melanie, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! There are so many great breeds from which to choose. One informative place to look is the handy dandy chart below!! It might give you a direction for your choices. Good luck and have fun!!

    http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html
     
  3. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Melanie! If you can tell me why you want chickens and what the weather is like where you live then I can help you choose a breed!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Do you want chickens for eggs. meat, both, or just for 'pretty'? That will help with the recommendations - welcome to BYC.
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I see you got some good advice above. Hope you find the perfect breed for your needs!
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    You may also want to check out the Coops and Run section - planning ahead for the number and type of birds you want will prevent a lot of problems later.
     
  10. paisley04

    paisley04 New Egg

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    Hello, so Im looking for chicken to get eggs and ones that are social and friendly. One of my concerns is that I have two dogs but would like to be able to let the chickens roam around the yard so they all need to be able to get along.
     

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