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The Cornish Cross Chicken

Cornish Cross Chicken

When you go to the grocery store or market, the chicken you find is most likely a Cornish Cross! This was the “breed” that revolutionized how people eat chicken in the United States and many other countries. Chicken dinners used to be more of a special occasion meal, but once you developed this fast-growing, efficient […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Araucana Chickens

araucana chicken breed

The Araucana chickens are the breed responsible for the blue egg craze, and unfortunately, many chicken enthusiasts confuse this quirky chicken with the Ameraucana and the Easter Egger. It’s understandable, however, since these three types of chickens all lay colorful eggs—mainly blue. Because of the rarity of this breed, the Araucana is hard to come […]

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The Dorking Chicken: Everything You Need to Know

Looking for a breed that will bring meat, eggs, and companionship to your family? You’ve found it! The Dorking chicken is a special chicken with a rich history that is, unfortunately, currently considered endangered. Dorkings is one of the oldest known chicken breeds, possibly dating to 43 AD.  So, if the Dorking has been around […]

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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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Icelandic Chickens: Everything You Need to Know

Icelandic Chickens

Thinking about raising some chickens either for meat, eggs, or even as a pet? Icelandic chickens might be the right fit for you.  This breed also called pile chickens, has a rich history with vital Viking blood. Despite their “threatened” population status, they are a strong breed. Being self-sufficient, Icelandic chickens can hold their own […]

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Dutch Bantam Chicken: Size, Eggs, Temperament, and Care

dutch bantam chicken

The Dutch Bantam chicken has been famous among chicken keepers ever since it was recognized. What is in Dutch Bantam chickens that make them stand out among other breeds? Dutch Bantam chickens are considered to be a “true bantam.” They didn’t have any standard size, and this breed doesn’t have any large counterparts.  This chicken […]

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Olive Egger Chicken: Getting to Know the Eggstraordinary Olive Eggers

Olive Egger Chicken

Have you been dying to have olive eggs in your basket lately? Why don’t you try to raise an Olive Egger chicken yourself to enjoy having more of it and find pleasure in having a friendly feathery companion? These birds may not be as glamorous as other chickens, but their eggs are. And there’s more […]

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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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