Australorp Chickens: Everything You Need To Know

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Last updated on March 23rd, 2020 at 05:52 pm

The Australorp is a fairly recent arrival on the chicken scene, but in it’s relatively short history it has made a huge impression on chicken keepers and the poultry industry the world over.

The name is a contraction of Australian black Orpington. The breed was called by several different names before Australorp was settled upon.

Since the major development of this breed was done in Australia,… [Read More]

Frizzle Chicken: Breed Profile, Care Guide and More…

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Last updated on March 25th, 2020 at 01:26 pm

What, you may ask is a frizzle? It is most definitely a chicken, but a chicken with a very unusual look and some special needs to go with the look.

They are fun, conspicuous and lovable – what more can you ask of the chickens in your life?

They are treated differently in some countries as we shall see, but they are most definitely loved around… [Read More]

Ameraucana Chicken: Care Guide, Color Varieties and More

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Last updated on March 25th, 2020 at 01:32 pm

The Ameraucana is a most unique chicken among its peers.

It is a fairly recent addition to the chicken breeds making its’ debut in the 1970s. It has a staunch band of breeders and followers in this country and many others and is slowly gathering more folks who are becoming devoted followers.

The history of the Ameraucana is a bit convoluted as we shall see.

In… [Read More]

What’s the Perfect Ratio of Hens to Roosters?

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Last updated on March 25th, 2020 at 01:35 pm

We often get asked how many roosters should be kept with a flock of hens.

Although this question is a moot point for folks who cannot keep roosters because of city or byelaws, it is a valid question for those who want to keep a few roosters for breeding or ‘just because’.

Roosters can be incredibly beneficial for your flock if integrated properly.

Today we will… [Read More]

Rhode Island Red: What to Know Before Buying One

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Last updated on March 25th, 2020 at 01:38 pm

The Rhode Island Red is probably one of the most successful chicken breeds in the world!

It has spread from its homeland to all corners of the globe and is thriving even in the face of the modern industrial hens and intensive farming practices.

Why is it so successful?

They certainly are a bird that requires little in the way of care and are usually extremely… [Read More]