The Cochin chicken breed is a decent layer with sweet personalities and cute looks. They come in both standard and bantam versions.
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 we feed, water and care for our chickens during the cold northeastern winter
What is safe and unsafe to feed to your feathered friends
A guide in raising poultry, selecting chicken breed to raise, maintaining the poultry house, and tips in feeding chickens.
As temperatures rise, what can you do to keep your flock cool?
Tips and tricks on building your own chicken coop cheaply and a basic design plan to get you started.
A true account, with a comical twist, of how a child was surprised by an unexpected attack from a rooster.
So you've decided to buy some straight run chicks and raise the roosters for meat. This is what you'll need to know.
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