What to Consider Before
- Make sure to find out if there are restrictions regarding poultry in your area no only in your county but your neighborhood/subdivision.
- Consider your goals. Do you intend to raise chickens for meat, eggs, pets, showing or breeding? The are many chicken breeds: meat producers, egg producers, dual purpose (meat & eggs) and ornamentals.
- Your geographical area. Some chicken breeds are more heat or cold tolerant.