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Chicken Breeds For Children [Podcast]

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What The Cluck

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While there are many chicken breeds for children out there, I think some are better than others.   We've had a lot of chickens on our farm over the years, and I believe some breeds are better for children. Although everyone has their own opinion, I've found that smaller and more colorful breeds are more attractive to small children.   If one of your goals with raising chickens are to teach your children about animals and life lessons, starting with a breed that might interest them is one way to go.   You also need to be sure that the breed will be safe and that your children will enjoy spending time with them.   In this episode of What The Cluck?! we talk about 5 chicken breeds for children as well as reasons to keep a flock when you have a family.     You'll learn: Which 5 chicken breeds for children I recommend Which breeds I don't recommend How chickens can also be a teaching tool How to bring chickens into your life so your children enjoy them   (LIKE THIS PODCAST? LISTEN TO THE REST HERE) Links we talk about: Pantry Paratus   A Kid's Guide To Keeping Chickens   Feeding Your Hens Right   READ NEXT: 4 RARE BREEDS TO RAISE (YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED!) Transcript   Hi there, and welcome to session 15 of What the Cluck?!, a podcast devoted to keeping chickens for fun and self-sufficiency. I’m Maat from FrugalChicken, and in this episode we’ll talk about chicken breeds that are good choices if you have children, and advantages to keeping chickens if you have children.   If you have children, or just wonder which breeds I recommend, you’ll love this episode. Just as a reminder, you can access this episodes show notes at TheFrugalChicken.com/podcast15 that’s podcast one five all one word.   Now, over the years as we’ve had children, I’ve noticed that some breeds are better than others with small children. So, we’re only covering five breeds today, and this list is certainly not exhaustive.   I had to trim it down for the sake of time, and I’