Black Sex Link Chicken

Black Sex Link Chicken: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

Black sex link chickens are one of the breeds that are relatively easy to take care of. They are beautiful birds that have some pretty decent qualities. Without going into too much detail yet, having one or multiple of this breed should make your farming experience very fulfilling. Keep reading to learn all of the … Read more

silver laced wyandotte rooster

Silver Laced Wyandotte: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

For a beautiful, classically American chicken, farmers and chicken enthusiasts can’t go wrong with the silver laced Wyandotte. These birds are hardy and lay eggs well. They are also quite striking in their colors and feather patterns. Combined, these traits make the silver laced Wyandotte a lovely addition to a flock. History of Silver Laced … Read more

welsummer chicken

Welsummer Chicken: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

The Welsummer chicken is a relatively new breed–it was developed less than 100 years ago in the Netherlands town of Welsum. Despite its relative newness, this breed is quickly becoming popular with poultry hobbyists the world over. Here’s what you need to know about this distinctive breed. Background and History of  Welsummer Chickens Whether you’re … Read more

frizzle chicken

Frizzle Chicken: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

Frizzle chickens are known for their unique look compared to other chickens. They have been around since the 1600s and have become a popular show animal in the present time. Those that want to raise a Frizzle should take note of their health issues, diet, and shelter before making the final decision. Background and History … Read more

jersey giant

Jersey Giant Chicken: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

Many chicken enthusiasts will recognize the Jersey giant chicken. This breed is known for its large size—larger than almost any other chicken—but also for its gentle, friendly personality. Chicken owners searching for a good-natured breed may want to consider the attractive Jersey giant chicken as the next addition to their flock. Background and History of … Read more

barred rock chicks

Barred Rock: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

When it comes to a reliable, steady chicken, the Barred Rock is one of the top favorites in the U.S. Developed in New England as a heritage breed, Rocks were cultivated in the early 1800s by crossing Black Javas and Domingues. They have since spread across the country and are a staple for many chicken … Read more

ayam cemanis

Ayam Cemani: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

When it comes to striking, beautifully colored chickens, the Ayam Cemani should not be overlooked. This bird, which originated in Indonesia, is still relatively uncommon outside of its home country. However, if chicken enthusiasts can find this rare breed, it makes a wonderful addition to any flock. History of Ayam Cemani It is unsure exactly how … Read more

buff orpington

Orpington Chicken: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

When it comes to keeping chickens, many hobbyists prefer versatile breeds that are also docile and friendly. The Orpington is a bird that fits that description. Developed in the UK, the Orpington is a dual-purpose breed, meaning it’s useful for meat and eggs. However, this bird also has a relaxed, friendly personality, making it a great … Read more

rhode island red chickens

Rhode Island Red Chicken: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

Rhode Island Red is one of America’s most well-known breeds of chickens. The Rhode Island Red Rooster is iconic, distinctive and often featured on everything from hand towels to pottery. Their proud posture, deep rich color, and large stature make them a popular fowl. Their excellent breed qualities keep them at the top of the … Read more

polish chicken

Polish Chicken: Eggs, Height, Size and Raising Tips

The Polish breed of chickens has an iconic look that makes them truly unique. What makes them so fashionable is their bouffant style crest of feathers and unusual v-shaped comb. This breed can be a bit wacky because their glorious crowns limit their vision. They are typically tame birds that are typically affectionate and will … Read more