Breed Spotlight: Ayam Cemani

Breed Spotlight: Ayam Cemani

Breed Spotlight: Ayam Cemani The Ayam Cemani chicken originates from the Java island of Indonesia and the word, ayam, directly translates from Indonesian to English as chicken. But before we dive into this breed, let’s get the hard part out of the way first;...
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...