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...
Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Swedish Duck Perhaps you’re familiar with the Swedish duck and don’t even realize it. The Looney Tunes cartoon character Daffy Duck is a Black Swedish duck. Breed Origin The Swedish duck originated around 1830 in the region of Pomerania, which at...
Breed Spotlight: The Cayuga Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Cayuga Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Cayuga Duck The Cayuga duck is perhaps one of the most often overlooked yet most strikingly beautiful duck breeds commonly available. At a glance, they are basic black. But when seen in just the right sunlight, their iridescent beetle-green sheen...
Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell Duck

Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell Duck

Duck Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell The Khaki Campbell duck can be an excellent duck breed to add to your homestead. Khaki Campbells are excellent egg layers and are heavy enough to provide duck meat for your freezer and table. Campbells have a nice personality and...
Breed Spotlight: Blue Andalusian

Breed Spotlight: Blue Andalusian

Breed Spotlight: Blue Andalusian The Blue Andalusian chicken breed is a hardy and active breed that originated in the Andalusia region of southern Spain. They are wonderful foragers, not prone to broodiness, and are reliable layers of white eggs, so they are a...
Breed Spotlight: Welsh Harlequin Duck

Breed Spotlight: Welsh Harlequin Duck

Breed Spotlight: Welsh Harlequin Duck The Welsh Harlequin duck is quite popular among duck owners for its excellent laying ability, good mothering instincts, and calmer personality. If you are interested in having ducks, maybe you’ll consider owning the beautiful...