The Cochin chicken breed is a decent layer with sweet personalities and cute looks. They come in both standard and bantam versions.
There are bee charmers and horse whisperers, and then there are those who can tame a rooster. From the very moment I met the rooster tamer, I was both jealous and in awe. Admittedly, I tend to be a...
Raising chickens for eggs and meat is a rewarding venture. Raising meat birds, although extremely time consuming and very stinky provides a superior roasting bird. Egg layers are less energy intensive and far less stinky and always provide fantastic tasting eggs the extra of which are usually...
Enjoy this journey through history as we learn about where meat chickens come from, how they differ from each other, how they have evolved, and how they are raised.
What can you do with roosters in your backyard chicken flock? Here's some solutions!
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!
Chickens are fascinating, but many people don't know much about them. If you think you know lots of information about chickens, roosters, hens, chooks, bantams, take the chicken quiz.
View different Silkie chicken colors while reading interesting tidbits of information about this unique chicken breed.
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 a nutrient rich fertilizer.
So you've decided to buy some straight run chicks and raise the roosters for meat. This is what you'll need to know.