So sadly last year i wasn't able to buy any chickens BUT come this spring i'm planning on starting my own flock of... BACKYARD CHICKENS!! I kinda need some help here... first off the farm store nearby has many breeds of chicks to buy in april but i have NO idea what breed i want i know i want a docile, friendly breed that is good a laying eggs but other than that no idea. So some questions: 1) Any recommendations of breeds? I live in the Pacific NW so its pretty rainy and cold... 2) How many chickens do you think i should start with? Any other info you can give regarding starting chicks would be AWESOME! I want to get an early start so anything you guys have to say is great! Thanks in advance!