Climate Hardy Chicken Breeds for Beginners

Climate Hardy Chicken Breeds for Beginners

Now that it is getting colder and perhaps you are considering a backyard chicken coop, it is good to know that not all chicken breeds do well in cold or hot weather.  If it does get cold where you live but also very hot in the Summer it is good to know in advance which breeds do well in both extremes,  and will lay a lot of eggs for your family every year.  Here are 5 breeds to consider:

 

1) Orpington

180-250 eggs annually

 

 

2) Plymouth Rock

 200-280 eggs annually

 

 

3) Australorp

 200-280 eggs annually

 

 

4) Brahma

 180-240 eggs annually

 

 

5) Sussex

180-250 eggs annually