Breed Spotlight: Ayam Cemani

Breed Spotlight: Ayam Cemani

Breed Spotlight: Ayam Cemani The Ayam Cemani chicken originates from the Java island of Indonesia and the word, ayam, directly translates from Indonesian to English as chicken. But before we dive into this breed, let’s get the hard part out of the way first;...
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...
Are These Eggs Fresh?

Are These Eggs Fresh?

Are These Eggs Fresh? As chicken owners, we can all relate to the large abundance of eggs our hens provide for our family and friends. While most of our birds will consistently lay in their nest boxes, it is not uncommon to have a sneaky hen or two that choose their...
Breed Spotlight: The Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The Legbar

Breed Spotlight: The 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 breed...