Honestly are you looking into a project for her? Like 4H where she can become very involved with the whole aspect? If so, I would let her look into some breeds. Let her pick her own. Make sure to talk about that eggs are important, so you need a heavy producer, and if you go further, quality is important. Incubating a batch of chicks is an irreplaceable experience as well.chloe said:My 8 year old wants to start raising hens and selling the eggs. Where do we start?