Ayam Cemani: Breed Information, Care Guide, Egg Color and More

Ayam Cemani

The Ayam Cemani has certainly had people talking excitedly about it over the last few years. It is a total blackbird – inside and out, so as you can imagine, it has been associated with the Dark Arts, especially in its’ own country of Indonesia. At the current time, they remain a pretty rare bird […]

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Rosecomb Chicken: All You Need To Know

Rosecomb Chicken Breed

The Rosecomb chicken is a quietly beautiful breed. And what I mean by that is it’s a not well-known breed, but it’s a bird to be celebrated for fans.  In this article, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the Rosecomb chicken. So read on to learn more about this lesser-known breed of chicken, […]

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Sumatra Chicken: Everything You Need To Know

Sumatra Chicken

The Sumatra chicken is a rare breed with an exotic and somewhat mysterious past. The mystery behind its genetics and origin only add to the allure of this elegant little chicken.  With a history that will keep you on the edge of your seat, this small breed has plenty to uncover for those interested in […]

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Miniature Chickens

miniature chicken

Miniature horses, miniature pigs, miniature chickens? Yes, there really are miniature chickens, though they aren’t just a novelty, flash-in-the-pan, type of tiny animal. They’ve actually been around for quite a while, and they have a name: Bantams. And yes, you’ll be thrilled to hear they come in all different kinds of chicken breeds, many of […]

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Grey Chicken Breeds

Grey Chicken Breeds

There are quite a few breeds out there that look grey, so if you’re looking for one of these beautiful birds you have quite a few options to pick from! Most have feathers that are composed of various shades ranging from almost black to pale silver and other are more uniform or even extravagantly patterned. […]

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17 Best Blue Chicken Breeds for Your Flock

17 Best Blue Chicken Breeds for Your Flock

Blue is a very common and very old color variation in chickens and is being bred into more and more breeds each year. There’s no question why – blue is absolutely gorgeous in chickens! Luckily this popularity is making it easier and easier to find and anyone can add a fun splash of color to […]

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4 Most Popular Bali Chicken Breeds and What You Should Know

4 Most Popular Bali Chicken Breeds and What You Should Know

If you’re thinking about raising backyard chickens, you’ll have plenty to consider – but the Bali chicken breed list is extensive. What is a Bali chicken breed? Why, one that was developed in Bali, of course! There are several groups of chickens that are native to Indonesia, including Ayunai, Banten, Balenggek, Bangkok, Bekisar, Burgo, Cangehgar, […]

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15 Most Popular Ornamental Chicken Breeds

15 Most Popular Ornamental Chicken Breeds

An ornamental chicken breed is a variety which is not known for its egg or meat production but has value in its unique appearance or other characteristics. Many actually lay well, but the size and number of eggs is less than what your standard commercially viable chickens accomplish.  There are quite a few ornamental breeds […]

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Clipping Chicken Wings and Other Things to Consider

Clipping Chicken Wings and Other Things to Consider

Chickens are probably not on your radar when you think of birds that fly, but quite a few breeds are actually very good at it! There’s nothing quite as frustrating as chasing after one of your favorite birds that has “flown the coop” in an effort to protect her from being eaten or run over […]

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The Quietest Chicken Breeds For Every Purpose

The Quietest Chicken Breeds For Every Purpose

Is there such a thing as the quietest chicken breed? Well, some breeds aren’t as chatty as others, but in truth, there aren’t any completely quiet chicken breeds. In this article, I’ll identify the chicken breeds that are the quietest within their category. Then, we’ll touch on a few things you can do to keep the […]

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