New to Raising Chickens...need tips!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Smurph, Mar 21, 2013.

  1. Smurph

    Smurph New Egg

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    My husband and I are new to raising chickens. We're looking for good layers (med-large eggs) with a mild temperment. I've read about Golden Comets and like what I've seen. Is there any particular breed NOT to get? Thanks!
     
  2. TOP KNOT

    TOP KNOT Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! If you you want mild temperment stay away from the light breeds like hamburgs and leghorns.[​IMG] They tend to be flighty. The heavier breeds like buff orpington, black australorp give nice eggs and are friendly.[​IMG] They are the ones that I have that are always wanting attention.[​IMG]
     
  3. Smurph

    Smurph New Egg

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    Great! Thanks for the info! We're so excited to get started!
     

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