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www.thehappychickencoop.com/best-beginner-chicken-breeds

Jun 8, 2015 ... Are you looking to keep chickens for eggs, meat, pets or a ... Most beginners are looking for chickens which are easy to keep, lay lots of eggs, ...

www.almanac.com/blog/home-health/chickens/raising-chickens-101-choosing-chicken-breeds

Here's the second post of a beginner's guide from The Old Farmer's Almanac. ... The hens are medium- rather than high-laying chickens, but the eggs are larger ...

www.roysfarm.com/best-egg-laying-chickens-for-beginners

Here are some best egg laying chickens for beginners. As a beginner, you have to choose relatively docile, healthy and productive breeds that can produce ...

animals.mom.me/egglaying-chickens-beginners-1580.html

You don't need a rooster in order for your hens to lay eggs. You do need a rooster if you want to raise chicks, though, to fertilize the eggs. Many communities that ...

thebackyardchickenfarmer.com/6-beginner-chicken-breeds

Jun 20, 2012 ... For beginning backyard chicken farmers, choosing what breeds of chickens ... For laying hens, choose a breed known for high egg production.

modernfarmer.com/2014/07/raising-backyard-chickens-dummies

Jul 11, 2014 ... After several years of pestering my wife to get backyard chickens, she finally relented this past fall. I made all the traditional arguments: the kids ...

www.motherearthnews.com/homesteading-and-livestock/chickens-for-beginners

Jan 23, 2009 ... I recommend buying day-old chicks instead of purchasing mature chickens that are ready to start laying eggs. That way, you won't have to ...

farmersalmanac.com/home-garden/2016/03/07/raising-backyard-chickens-for-beginners

Mar 7, 2016 ... Chickens are extremely flock-oriented, so a good starter flock size is no fewer than three chickens. Some breeds lay colored eggs, so if that's ...

www.backyardchickenzone.com/top-5-best-egg-laying-chickens

Nov 10, 2015 ... When it comes to egg laying not all chickens were made equal. ... Chicken Zone top 5 egg laying chicken breed recommendations for beginners.

poultryone.com/articles/breeds1-html

As a beginner, you want a chicken breed that meets the following characteristics: ... Egg-laying hens will typically lay approximately 200 brown eggs every year.