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Hens Need Calcium – There’s No Ifs, Ands, or Buts About It!

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What makes hens need calcium? A lack of calcium can lead to weakened eggshells, which means the eggs are more likely to be broken during transport. In addition, a lack of calcium will weaken bones and make breaking them easier. The good news is that you don’t have to worry about this happening because you […]

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Brahma Chicken: Size, Egg Laying, Height and More…

Brahma Chicken- Size, Egg Laying, Height and More…

Brahma Chicken: Size, Egg Laying, Height, and More… The majestic Brahma is an old breed with its roots far back in time; as with many heritage breeds, the exact genetic makeup of this bird is unknown. Historians have reconstructed the likely origins of this noble bird from clues left in the poultry books and journals […]

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Amberlink Chicken Breed – Laying, Temperament, Characteristics

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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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Orpington All You Need To Know: Personality and Egg Color

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The Orpington has become a well-loved favorite among the chicken crowd – deservedly so. She not only lays lots of beautiful eggs but is generally a laid-back, quintessential backyard hen. This breed was created in England turning the last part of the 1800s’ by a man who had a slightly different vision of chickens than […]

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Jersey Giant: Size, Egg Laying, Colors, Temperament and More…

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The Jersey Giant breed is very aptly named. It is the largest purebred chicken in the US and probably the world! The only other breed that comes close is the Brahmas – we will discuss them in a future article. Once seen, this splendid bird is unlikely to be forgotten since its size alone makes […]

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Egyptian Fayoumi: Egg Laying, Broodiness, and Temperament

Egyptian Fayoumi: Egg Laying, Broodiness, and Temperament

Fayoumi is an Egyptian breed of chicken that is derived from ancient jungle fowl and is believed to have been around during the days of the Egyptian Pharaohs. Though Fayoumi chickens have been raised along the Nile River for centuries, and have been in North America since 1940, these small, independent, amazing chickens are still […]

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