Black Star Chicken: Learn All About This Super Star Layer

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The Black Star chicken is a relatively recent addition to the backyard chicken world. This breed was created to lay a huge amount of eggs to satisfy the grocery needs of the expanding population in the 1950s. However these days you are most likely to find them on homesteads. Keep reading to learn more about […]

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11 Black Chicken Breeds You Can Easily Raise

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Our color theme this week is black! 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 much rarer and […]

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Black Copper Marans: Complete Breed Guide

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A hen that seems to be all the rage at the moment is the Black Copper Marans chicken. It’s a beautiful bird that lays very special, dark, chocolate colored eggs. Although it has not been around that long (1900 or so), it has a history that is fraught with ups and downs and near extinction. […]

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