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Choose the right breed for your needs.

Not all breeds of chickens will perform equally well under the conditions you can provide for them and in your environment. First, decide what you want chickens for — laying eggs, providing meat, showing, or just for enjoying. Then, carefully study the breed characteristics and choose a breed that seems to fit your needs.

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