Breed Spotlight: The Cochin Chicken

Breed Spotlight: The Cochin Chicken

Breed Spotlight: The Cochin Chicken In the mid-1800s, there was a chicken boom across England and the United States. Many people flocked to own the newest and most exotic breeds available. The Cochin chicken breed was introduced from Japan right in the heat of...
What Is A Land Grant University?

What Is A Land Grant University?

What Is A Land Grant University? Land Grant Universities were established in 1862 when US Congress passed the Morrill Act. For each elected member of Congress, the government provided 30,000 acres of federal land for the individual state to sell. The profits derived...
Breed Spotlight: The Polish Chicken

Breed Spotlight: The Polish Chicken

Breed Spotlight: The Polish Who says chickens can’t be fun AND functional? The Polish chicken is recognizable by its beautiful crest and lays medium-sized white eggs. Believe it or not, the Polish chicken did not originate in Poland. The breed was given that...