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Blue Laced Gold Wyandotte Chicken: All You Need To Know

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If you like how silver and golden laced wyandottes look and act, you’ll swoon over the stunning, rarer colored Blue-Laced Gold Wyandotte chicken. These gorgeous gals are similar to Golden Laced Wyandottes, but the black lacing has been “replaced” by shades of blue. Let’s talk about these birds and see if they could be a […]

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Whiting True Blue Chicken Breed: Everything You Need To Know

whiting true blue chicken breed

Rainbow egg basket collectors rejoice, there is a new blue-egg layer on the scene, and she is beautiful! If you’re curious about the Whiting True Blue Chicken, we have everything you need to know. In this post, we’ll cover the origin of the chicken, its characteristics, function, purpose, appearance, and overall compatibility for your place. […]

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17 Best Chicken Breeds for Gardens

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When it comes to gardening, some people don’t think of chickens as the first choice. But did you know that there are certain chicken breeds for gardens specifically? Read on to find out which chickens are the best for a garden (and why). You might be surprised! Why You Should Keep Chickens in Your Garden […]

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12 Best Chicken Breeds for Insect Control

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Chickens have been used to control pests for centuries, and they remain a popular choice for homeowners and farmers alike. But which breeds are best suited for pest control? Let’s look at some of the most common chicken breeds that are used for pest control and compare their various characteristics. Are Chickens Good for Getting […]

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Which Chicken Lays Purple Eggs? 

Which Chicken Lays Purple Eggs

So far, no breeds produce true purple eggs, even though some eggs come out a distinctly purple color. The purple color is due to the shade of the hen’s bloom; the purple color can be washed off. Still, some breeders are currently hard at work, breeding purple bloom-producing hens in an attempt to consistently create […]

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Sebright Chicken: Silver, Golden and Care Guide

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The Sebright chicken is a small but dynamic bird. It enjoys an almost ‘cult’ following of dedicated breeders and keepers. This pint-sized bird is beautiful to look at and can easily fit in the palm of your hand! It is a product of one man’s imagination and quest to create something different in the poultry […]

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Sussex Chicken: Breed Information, Care Guide, Egg Color and More

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The Sussex breed has been with us as an endearing and beloved hen for at least a few centuries. It has been bred as a dual-purpose hen, excelling at both. It has an exciting history and has endured through the ups and downs of the poultry world fads. The Sussex has enjoyed steady, if not […]

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Blue Laced Red Wyandotte: Egg Production, Temperament and More…

Blue Laced Red Wyandotte

Although we recently did an article on the Wyandotte chicken, we have received a lot of inquiries about the Blue Laced Red Wyandotte. The Blue Laced Red Wyandotte is perhaps the prettiest Wyandotte. So here’s an article on this beautifully marked bird just for those who think it’s ‘the bomb’. In this article, we discuss […]

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16 Best Chicken Breeds for Indoors

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If you’re looking for the best chicken breeds indoors, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog post, we’ll discuss some of the best chicken breeds for small-space living, as well as some tips on how to keep them happy and healthy. So whether you’re just starting out with backyard chickens or are looking […]

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11 Best Chicken Breeds for Broodiness

best chicken breeds for broodiness

Have you ever had a chicken go “broody?” Broodiness is a natural, maternal instinct that causes a hen to want to sit on a clutch of eggs to hatch them. This motherly desire is triggered by the temperature, humidity, and length of the day, and can happen at any time during the laying cycle. Let’s […]

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