Suggestions for chickens

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  1. lucyluvsme2

    lucyluvsme2 New Egg

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    [​IMG] Does anyone have a suggestion for good egg layer who is winter hardy (it's cold up here in Minnesota) that is bold enough to stand up to dogs, cats, and other things, but will be friendly enogh to small children?

    I know, it's almost immpossible. [​IMG]
     
  2. K&H Chicken Farm

    K&H Chicken Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Viking Chickens![​IMG]
    No really there is such a breed, If you google Viking Chicken you can read about them. They are just really hard to find. My DH is trying to get hatching eggs right now.

    Wyndottes are a good bird to and much easyer to find.[​IMG]
    Shelly
     
  3. KingsCalls

    KingsCalls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 22, 2007
    New Market,Tn.
    You my dear, are asking a lot out of a chicken! Good egg layer: sex links, leghorns, rhode island reds, barred rocks.............winter hardy: chanteclers and a lot of chickens with a rose or pea comb........Bold: game chickens........Friendly: barred rocks, orpingtons, cochins,
    dominiques
     
  4. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
  5. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
    MERRY LAND
  6. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    marlinchaser beat me to it. But they might be a bit hard to find. I also would suggest "Spitzhauben"
     
  7. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2007
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  8. NS2A

    NS2A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Buff Orps that are super friendly and have survived this winter that will never end!!

    I do not insulate nor heat my coop and they are fine. Been laying all winter too.

    I ordered some Cochin's as I hear they are as good or better. I'd imagine the feathers on thier feet would help!
     

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