Cold Climates

9 Best Chickens for

"All chickens tend to do better in colder temperatures; however, there are breeds of chickens that thrive in cold weather and handle it a lot better than other breeds."

"The Plymouth Rock chickens are well suited to cold temperatures as they have a dense coat of feathers that are perfect for keeping them warm in cold weather."

Plymouth Rock Chicken

"Wyandotte chickens come in many colors, including gold laced, silver laced, and white Colombian. This chicken is suited for cold winters as they have a fluffy, dense coat of feathers.

Wyandotte Chickens

No matter what type of Orpington you get, they should all be able to manage cold climates quite well."

Buff Orpington Chickens