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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rochon, Jan 6, 2014.

  1. Rochon

    Rochon New Egg

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    Hello,

    I am a new member and new to chickens.
    I will be purchasing 6 chicks in a few weeks to raise for eggs and fun.
    I will also be building my own coop and run in the next two months.
    I have been looking for best type of chickens to fit my needs. I have two kids so friendly chickens (and productive chickens) are a must. Any suggestions for a breed would be a huge help.
    Thank you to all and I look forward to learning from you all and sharing my experiences.

    Phil
     
  2. cluckcluckgirl

    cluckcluckgirl Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Easter Eggers are a mixed breed, but most are very friendly and I have found that mine lay quite often. Australorps are also friendly and lay great. I hope all your chicks arrive safe, happy, and healthy!
     
  3. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!!! Great to have you with us! [​IMG]
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Phil, welcome to BYC, and good luck when you get your chicks.
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X2 on the BYC Breeds section, the Henderson chicken breed chart also compares a lot of popular breeds http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html#j Orpingtons, Wyandottes, Sussex, Plymouth Rocks and Australorps are popular breeds that are decent egg layers and usually good with kids... Red Sex Links are super layers, and while bossy with other chickens are usually good with people. For colored eggs the Easter Eggers or Ameraucana are usually a hit with kids.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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