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...
Breed Spotlight: The Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The Legbar The Legbar chicken breed is quite popular in the United Kingdom, where the breed was first developed in the 1930s. But in spite of the Legbar’s chatty personality, great foraging ability, and production of sky blue eggs, it isn’t a breed...
What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them?

What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them?

What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them? You may have heard about bantam chickens, but what are they, and why are they so small!? Bantams are a small variety of fowl, typically chickens and even ducks. Bantams tend to be a quarter to half the size of a standard-size...
Some of Our Favorite Chicken Breeds

Some of Our Favorite Chicken Breeds

Some of Our Favorite Breeds It’s no secret that the staff at Meyer Hatchery loves chickens. Team members of Meyer Hatchery are asked on a regular basis, “What is your favorite chicken breed or breeds of chickens” and we have answers! Explore some of our team members’...