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Quail Breeds That Are Ideal for New Poultry Keepers – Types of Quails

Quails Breeds That Are Ideal for New Poultry Keepers

Quails are underrated poultry birds. They may be tiny compared to chicken, but these dual-purpose birds provide healthy meat and tasty eggs, making them perfect for homesteading. Are you looking for quail breeds that are ideal for new poultry keepers like you? There are about 20 quail species globally, and 6 of them can be […]

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Cold Hardiness of Quails: How to Raise Quails in Winter

raising quail in winter

Are you planning to raise quails? Do you already own a few of these delightful birds? Either way, we are here to help teach you about the cold hardiness of quails.  Most people would prefer raising quails to chickens due to their minimum requirements. They would do well nesting on the ground, and they don’t […]

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14 Black Chicken Breeds You Can Easily Raise

Our color theme for this article is black chicken breeds! There are some gorgeous ‘Goth’ chickens out there, so we decided to showcase some for your pleasure. The majority of these chickens can be found quite easily on hatchery sites or even private sellers. There are, of course, several more black breeds, but they are […]

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Bovans Brown Chicken Breed: Everything You Need to Know

Bovans Brown Chicken Breed

Are you planning to kickstart a poultry business with the latest commercial birds like Bovans Brown chicken breed? These chickens are prolific brown egg layers, but what do the numbers say about them?  Today, we’ll introduce you to the world of Bovan Browns and share with you there: history and background disposition towards fellow chicken/ […]

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Amberlink Chicken Breed – Laying, Temperament, Characteristics

amberlink chicken

Having an Amberlink chicken in your flock pretty much guarantees it a year-round spot on the “Employee of The Month” wall!  With a terrific blend of sought-after traits, the Amberlink is a very well-balanced, all-around performance chicken with an excellent temperament. A champion egg layer with strong shelled and beautiful medium-dark brown eggs, Amberlink is […]

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Belgian D’Uccle: Mille Fleur Variety, Egg Laying and More…

Belgian D’Uccles

Chickens don’t come any cuter than Belgian D’Uccles – but I am biased, of course! If only one breed I could keep, they would be it. Also known as Barbu D’Uccles, these pint-sized birds have personality by the bucketful. They love your company and will often fly up to your arm or shoulder to sit […]

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How to Introduce Ducks to Chickens — A Guide for New Duck Owners

How to Introduce Ducks to Chickens

Have you been planning to add waterfowls to your chicken flock? If something’s holding you back, we bet that the thought of how to introduce ducks to chickens is one of the things that put you in a dilemma. You may wonder how your existing flock may react and if keeping ducks and chickens is […]

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Nubian Goats- What you should know

nubian goat

Nubian goats were once primarily raised as dairy goats, but once their superior milk-producing abilities were fully realized this breed soared to the top of the dairy goat breed list.  Even though the vast majority of Nubian goat nannies produce a smaller daily amount of milk than many other top dairy goat breeds, they still […]

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How Often Do Chickens Lay Eggs?

how often do chickens lay eggs

We get asked this question from time to time, so we thought that this would be an excellent time to talk about the chick and laying season imminent now. How Often Do Chickens Lay Eggs? The short answer is – it depends on the breed, the hen’s age, and the season. Some breeds lay furiously, […]

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Delaware Chicken: Care, Egg Laying and Pictures

delaware chicken

Delaware chickens are a relatively new breed of chicken to the chicken world. In the 1940s it was all set to become the broiler industry ‘superstar’, but things went awry and Delaware languished and fell into obscurity. They are only around today thanks to a few dedicated individuals who kept and raised this breed. In […]

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