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The Buckeye chicken breed was developed in Ohio in the late 19th century. The Buckeye is a true dual-purpose breed, providing both meat and eggs.
The Omlet Eglu coop is a great option for a small backyard flock. Read about the design features of the Omlet Eglu Coop featured at the hatchery store.
Learn how to prepare to show chickens at a fair or poultry show. Read about housing, feeding, bathing and show day grooming techniques to win!
Learn what signs to look for when your pullet (young hen) is ready to begin laying. Around age 16-20 weeks old, a pullet begins laying eggs.
If you have young children, raising tame chickens is a must. Here are some suggested breeds and methods for raising your chickens to be tame around children
If you garden, try growing some beneficial plants that your chickens will enjoy. Many fruits, vegetables and flowers are easy to grow and benefit your flock.