wanna be chikn farmer?

stevenm

Chirping
8 Years
May 9, 2011
1
0
60
hello, i believe i want to have chickens in my yard, im not worried about a coop im,more worried about breed type to start, will they survive the colorado weather and so on....
any ideas where to start:D

steve
 

JerseyFresh

Songster
11 Years
Apr 17, 2008
143
3
131
Utah
Start just where you are: BYC.
Go through the past forum discussions and kick around the several articles in the Learning Center, you'll learn a ton. At least that's what I did.
You still shouldn't be afraid to ask questions, we've all been where you are now. Good luck!

I would think Colorado and Utah would have similar variables. We have Buff Orpington, Barred Rock, Easter Eggers, Black Sexlink, and Wyandotte. Tons of other breeds will do great as well.
 
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BWKatz

Songster
9 Years
May 22, 2010
1,192
4
129
Columbia,SC
Ditto to above.One word of advice...chickens are addicting. Decide how many u want, double that to build ur coop, and last bot not least, build ur coop BEFORE u get the chickens. Wspecially where u live u want to be prepared. Good luck & enjoy urself.
 

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