Found a local guy who has Barred Rocks for $3 each. They eat bugs including scorpions, one of the best layers of large brown eggs, fertilize the yard, nicer than RI reds, and you can eat them:) I am going to try a rooster. They are supposed to be more well behaved than RI reds. We'll see. He may be the first in the pot;) With the price of free range eggs, and all the benefits listed above the $15 a month to feed them is well worth it. My girls will love feeding, and chasing them too. I can't wait!
Edit: This is the kind I am getting