The 6 Different Classes of Chickens

The 6 Different Classes of Chickens

The 6 Classes of Chickens Standard breeds of chickens are broken down into six (6) different classes. They are known as American, Asiatic, Continental, English, Mediterranean, and All Other Standard Breeds. Let’s explore the different classes and the common...
Chicken Keeping on a Budget

Chicken Keeping on a Budget

Chicken Keeping on a Budget It’s no secret that raising your chickens, whether for eggs, meat or both, can be an expensive undertaking.  Some of us may have started our chicken-keeping adventure with the thought of saving money on grocery store eggs and/or meat but...
Top 10 Best Chicken Reads

Top 10 Best Chicken Reads

Top 10 Best Chicken Reads Attention all chicken enthusiasts! Do you enjoy reading or learning about chickens? If so please be sure to check out what I call my top 10 chicken reads! I have selected a wide variety of books that cover anything and everything chicken...
My Journey to Backyard Chickens

My Journey to Backyard Chickens

My Journey to Backyard Chickens Gone are the days of only seeing chickens on farms, these tiny feathered dinosaurs are steadily making their way into the hearts and backyards of people across the nation! What started my journey into chicken ownership you ask? The...
Auto-sexing versus Sex-linked Hybrid Breeds

Auto-sexing versus Sex-linked Hybrid Breeds

Chick Genetics: Autosexing Versus Sex-Linked Hybrid Breeds In the world of chicken-keeping, it is no surprise to learn that those who keep chickens for egg-laying purposes value the female chicks over the male chicks. The desire to have as many female chicks as...