From the standard white Leghorn to fancy exotic bantams, chickens offer a wide variety of breed choices for the poultry enthusiast. What type of chicken do you like? Check out my chicken breed guide.
The best backyard chicken breeds are friendly and provide a sufficient quantity of eggs. Breeds such as the Silver Gray Dorking and Buff Orpington are excellent choices for a backyard flock.
How the breed with the bouffant 'do may just be your undoing.
Cornish Cross chickens were created to provide meat. If you have any questions about how to raise them yourself as meat birds in your own back yard, this guide will certainly answer any questions you may have about the...
A “sex link” chicken breed is one where you can tell the difference between male and female chicks when they are hatched. The female and male chicks will be different colors, which means that you are...
My top five picks for egg-laying chicken breeds.
The Rhode Island Red Chicken breed has been around since the early 1900's in the United States. It is an excellent dual purpose chicken that all backyard chicken enthusiasts should consider and enjoy!
Bantam chickens have been domesticated for centuries. While all bantams are chickens, not all chickens are banties.
Keeping chickens is an extremely rewarding venture. Happy, healthy hens will lay you eggs nearly all year round and will also provide you delicious meat. However, certain breeds are better than others
Chickens are the most populated and domesticated birds in the world. They are primary source of food all over the world as not only their meat is consumed largely but their eggs are also widely consumed as food. There...