New to the whole cicken thing

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by woodsman23, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. woodsman23

    woodsman23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In a couple weeks i will begin to build my first coop. I will build it from some salvaged log siding. Let's see how it goes. I have 11 acres and always wanted to have some chickens. What is the best breed for cold winters....


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    Last edited: Feb 16, 2012
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome. Where are you?
    Lots of breeds handle cold well but the best IMO are Jaerhons, Chanteclers, Brahmas, Hamburgs, Wyandottes, Orloffs, Rocks, Jersey Giants.
     
  3. woodsman23

    woodsman23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am in the western NY southern tier near Olean....
     

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