Category Archives for CHICKEN BREEDS REVIEW

Egg Laying Chickens The Best of the Best

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 when choosing chickens for

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How to take care of Chickens on the Farm or at Home

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 several things involved in

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Lovely Lavender Orpingtons for the Farm or Home

Lavender Orpingtons 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. However, I have found

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Reasons to Raise Chickens

Reasons to Raise Chickens ┬áChickens 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 to care for. They’re

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Sumatra Chicken Breed A Beautiful addition

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 Blue Sumatra here in this

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Buckeye Chickens – Endangered Breed

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 woman, Nettie Metcalf. They

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The Appenzeller Spitzhauben Chicken Breed

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. They had big top tufts on

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Japanese Bantam Chicken Breed

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 go over it. As is typical

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Banty Chicken Breed

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 these Southern United States

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Australorp Chicken Breed

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 to the black legs and beak.

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Lakenvelders Chicken Breed

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. ┬áThese chickens are a

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Booted Bantam Chicken Breed

  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 feathers on its feet and

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