What are the best chickens to start out with?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kentuckygiant, Oct 11, 2013.

  1. kentuckygiant

    kentuckygiant New Egg

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    Hi I'm new here and to chickens. I need some advice for the best starter chickens. Thanks :)
     
  2. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Buff Orpingtons are a great dual purpose bird.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined! Good starter chicken breeds that I would recommend are Australorps, Barred Plymouth Rocks, Rhode Island Red, and Orpington. All of those breeds are easygoing and good layers.
     
  4. kentuckygiant

    kentuckygiant New Egg

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    Awesome! Thanks for the reply :)
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    No problem! Let me know through this or PMs if you have further questions :)
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Buff orps are a personal favorite of mine :)
     
  7. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    x 2
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] people seem happy with red sex links also
     
  9. sumi

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    csparkle0208 New Egg

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    Definitely Buff Opringtons! They were our first and since then we got some Red Sex Links and they are nothing compared to our Buffs! The Buff girls are so sweet and have they best personalities. Great with kids and the whole family. We love them!
     

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