Breed Spotlight: The Brahma

Breed Spotlight: The Brahma

Breed Spotlight: The Brahma Brahma chickens are a timeless favorite of many chicken keepers. They are hardy, dual-purpose, and very docile! Brahmas are probably best known for their large size, with males reaching upwards of 12 pounds.  History Brahmas have been part...
Breed Spotlight: Barred Plymouth Rock

Breed Spotlight: Barred Plymouth Rock

Breed Spotlight: Barred Plymouth Rock Of all the chicken breeds that exist in the United States, perhaps none are as iconic as the Barred Plymouth Rock. As a very young girl, I recall my first exposure to chickens involved a Barred Rock. My great-grandmother had a...
Breed Spotlight: The Buckeye

Breed Spotlight: The Buckeye

Breed Spotlight: The Buckeye The Buckeye chicken breed is perhaps one of the rarest breeds seen in backyard flocks today. The Buckeye was developed in the late 19th century in Warren, Ohio by Nettie Metcalf. It is a dual-purpose breed that was bred to withstand the...
Which Chicken Breeds Make The Friendliest Rooster

Which Chicken Breeds Make The Friendliest Rooster

Which Breeds Make The Friendliest Rooster? The spring chick ordering season is well underway! If you are on the fence about getting a rooster, this blog can help guide you in picking breeds that are known to be the most friendly!  Roosters are programmed to protect...
Breed Spotlight: The Dominique

Breed Spotlight: The Dominique

Breed Spotlight: The Dominique Of the many different chicken breeds available in the United States, the Dominique is perhaps the breed most shrouded in mystery about its origin. The Dominique is reported as being the earliest breed of chicken in US history. The barred...