What breed should I get?!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by GreenThumb19, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. GreenThumb19

    GreenThumb19 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2013
    So I'm building an urban chicken coop this summer and want to stock it with 2-4 birds. My neighbour's house is literally 10 feet away so my first priority it a quiet chicken that can live in a VERY cold climate (-30) , after that I just want one that can almost be a "pet" more then livestock you know? Ideally a breed that will rarely go broody and has a very good egg production? Any ideas?
    Thanks in advance!
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2013
  2. mstricer

    mstricer Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 12, 2009
    Easter eggers. But don't get roosters. They lay large colorful egg and if you handle a lot will be friendly. All hens are noisey when laying an egg, just so you know. You can always share some of your eggs with your neighbor, thats what I do :)

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