Breed Selections By USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

Breed Selections By USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

Chicken Breed Selections By USDA Hardiness Zones Oh my! Decisions, decisions, decisions! When selecting the right chicken breed or breeds it can be challenging especially when selecting breeds that do well in certain climates. Most chicken breeds are both cold and...
Which Is The Best Goose Breed for Me?

Which Is The Best Goose Breed for Me?

Which Goose Breed Is Best For Me? Geese have a reputation for being noisy and mean. While this may be true for some breeds, there are others that are quite docile and friendly (like the Large Dewlap Toulouse, White Embden or Sebastopol). Being social animals, they...
Breed Spotlight: New Hampshire Red

Breed Spotlight: New Hampshire Red

Breed Spotlight: New Hampshire Red Of the several chicken breeds that were developed in the United States, the New Hampshire Red is often overlooked by today’s modern homesteaders. However, during its development in the early 20th century, it filled an important role....
12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict As chicken lovers, we love and care for our birds as if they were our children. It is when that love for chickens takes over our every waking moment that we have a problem. Sneaking that second box full of chicks in the brooder, hoping...
Ohio National Poultry Show 2019

Ohio National Poultry Show 2019

The Ohio National Poultry Show 2019 59 years ago, a group of poultry breeders formed a club known as the Ohio Poultry Breeders. Members of this particular club sponsored a poultry show named The Ohio National. The club held its first show in Marion, Ohio. In 1962 the...