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...
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The Plymouth White Rock Chicken is an excellent breed for beginning as well as seasoned chicken owners. They are a nice addition to any backyard flock because of their temperament and egg production
Bantam chickens have been domesticated for centuries. While all bantams are chickens, not all chickens are banties.
Basically three types of chickens exist. The egg layers, the meat birds, and the dual purpose birds. The dual purpose birds are the best for raising in the backyard.
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.
These docile birds are a great choice for growing your own gourmet meat, free-range style. They are mild mannered and can be shy but are easy to tame. I have tips on sexing day old chicks and more information on...
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Raising bantam chickens can be a very rewarding hobby. In addition to eggs, chickens also offer a natural way of controlling pests in the garden as well as nutrient rich fertilizer.