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....
5 Dual Purpose Breeds To Consider

5 Dual Purpose Breeds To Consider

5 Dual Purpose Breeds To Consider Dual purpose chickens are a great addition to any flock.  A dual purpose breed is one that lays eggs consistently as well as being a breed that can be a meat provider.  Dual purpose breeds are commonly a heavy breed, and are hardy as...
5 Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Pets

5 Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Pets

5 Best Chicken Breeds For Backyard Pets Looking for a chicken breed that would make a great backyard pet? Check out these 5 Best Chicken Breeds for Backyard Pets. The Buff Orpington is a great dual purpose breed. They are known for their “fluffy” appearance as well as...
What Exactly Is an Easter Egger Chicken?

What Exactly Is an Easter Egger Chicken?

What Exactly Is AnEaster Egger Chicken? For 2017, the Easter Egger made the #1 spot of chickens sold by Meyer Hatchery for the entire year. It is an extremely popular breed for several reasons. They are a good layer of large-sized eggs, which are primarily green but...