Breed Spotlight: The Cream Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The Cream Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The Cream 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...
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’...
5 Dual Purpose Breeds To Consider

5 Dual Purpose Breeds To Consider

5 Dual Purpose Breeds To Consider Dual purpose chickens are a great addition to any flock.  A dual purpose breed is one that lays eggs consistently as well as being a breed that can be a meat provider.  Dual purpose breeds are commonly a heavy breed, and are hardy as...
5 Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Pets

5 Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Pets

5 Best Chicken Breeds For Backyard Pets Looking for a chicken breed that would make a great backyard pet? Check out these 5 Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Pets. The Buff Orpington is a great dual purpose breed. They are known for their “fluffy” appearance as well as...