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Underappreciated Chicken Breeds

Underappreciated Chicken Breeds

Discover six underappreciated chicken breeds that make fantastic additions to any flock. From the resilient Swedish Flower Hen to the stunning Opal Legbar, explore rare gems that offer unique traits and practical benefits. Learn about their egg production, hardiness, and historical significance. Order early and sign up for back-in-stock notifications on our website.

Finding Food Security Through Homesteading

Finding Food Security Through Homesteading

Discover how raising chickens can provide food security during times of scarcity. Learn about the benefits of chickens for meat, eggs, composting, and bartering. Read about Manda’s journey to find out how these easy-to-raise animals can help you become more self-sufficient.

Entering Egg Competitions

Entering Egg Competitions

Learn about how to dominate your next county or state fair egg competition with our essential guide! Learn what judges are looking for and how to choose your best farm-fresh eggs. Whether you’re a seasoned competitor or a first-timer, our blog post will equip you with all the tips and tricks you need—from understanding entry requirements and selecting the right categories, to maintaining perfect egg uniformity and appearance. Get ready to bring home the ribbon with your beautiful eggs!

Benefits of Raising Guinea Fowl

Discover the benefits of adding guinea fowl to your homestead, from effective pest control to predator evasion. Learn how these low-maintenance birds can help keep your property pest-free while providing nutritious eggs with higher protein content than chicken eggs.

Breed Spotlight: Jumbo Pekin

Breed Spotlight: Jumbo Pekin

Check out our breed spotlight on Jumbo Pekin Ducks – the ‘broilers of the duck world’ with remarkable size and outstanding meat production. Learn about rapid growth rates, unique breeding, and why they’re the sought-after meat ducks. Whether for homesteading or breeding, Jumbo Pekins make a practical and sizable addition. Click to learn more about Jumbo Pekin!