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New to it all!!! Would love any and all advice!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cmn3, Apr 2, 2012.

  1. cmn3

    cmn3 New Egg

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    Hey everyone, I am totally new to the BYC stuff so am going to have a ton of questions. We plan on our chickens to be our children's first big responsibility (of course my husband and I will be involved too though).

    We are hoping to get 3 chicks that lay 3 different colored eggs for our 3 kiddo's. We are in Idaho so they will need to be OK in the colder winter months. The top priority is that they are great with kids (ours are 6, 4, 2). So-what do you all recommend?????

    Looking forward to hearing from you and learning all about raising chickens!
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

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    Buff orpingtons are docile quiet and affectionate,they make good pets. they are also cold hardy with good egg production and are ok being confined or free range.
     
  4. weimarmama

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    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Google the Henderson Chicken Chart for another good breed research resource
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  10. Aeropennchick

    Aeropennchick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome! Hope you guys have a lot of fun!
     

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