The Best Egg Laying Chickens
Want to raise chickens for producing some fresh and organic eggs for domestic consumption and even commercial purposes? The conventional wisdom
How to take care of Chickens
This is a question we have been asked time and time again, folks want to know how to take care of chickens? In this article, we will explore
Whether you have an established farm or are considering adding poultry to you backyard homestead, I have a breed just for you. I have several recommendations.
Reasons to Raise Chickens
Chickens make great pets!
One of the reasons to raise chickens is that they have personality galore, and for the most part they’re very easy
The Sumatra Chicken Breed originated on the Island of Sumatra. They were originally bred for fighting purposes but now thankfully they are primarily used for exhibition. The
Buckeye Chickens are birds that originated in the 19th century in the State of Ohio. This Buckeye breed is unique in that it is the only breed known to be created soley by a
The Appenzeller Spitzhauben Chicken breed originated in the Appenzell region of Switzerland, hence the name! They were name because of the hats the ladies in that region wore.
The Japanese Bantam is a terrific bird to show! This is a graceful and majestic looking chicken. This Bantam has a wonderful tail that will many times reach the head and sometimes
The term Banty Chicken derives from the official term Bantam. Where and why the term “Banty” came about is a mystery to me. No doubt some of my kinfolk from around
We all have to start somewhere and the Australorp chicken is a good one to start with. The Australorp is a big soft feathered bundle of bird! The toenails are white in contrast
What is the Lakenvelders Chicken Breed?
The Lakenvelders Chicken or commonly called Lakenfelders are a breed of chicken that was developed in the early 1800’s in Germany.
The Booted Bantam Chicken
The Booted Bantam Chicken Breed or Dutch Bantam and also called Sablepoot is a bantam breed of chickens. This bird has a fabulous grouping of