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 this fast growing, efficient cross […]

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Raise Chickens for Profit

Chickens for Profit

If you’ve been bitten by the chicken bug and dream about quitting your city job and raising thousands of fluffy chicks, you might want to pump the brakes a bit. But just a bit! Agricultural work is notoriously difficult in both the sheer amount of physical work and the daily struggle to actually turn a […]

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The Educational Value of Raising Chickens

The Educational Value of Raising Chickens

Chickens can teach us a lot about ourselves and the world around us. And if you’re homeschooling your children during the COVID-19 pandemic, you might be looking for a fun project that has many layers of educational value. Of course, chickens can provide just that. If you choose to utilize chickens and animal husbandry to […]

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What Raising Chickens with Your Children Teaches Them

Whether you’re homeschooling your children or looking for an educational project for them to do at home, raising chickens is one of the most multi-faceted projects for your kids. Aside from the ability to learn about animal husbandry and farming, there are a few key areas of education that are baked into a chicken-raising project. […]

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