Breed Spotlight: The Marans

Breed Spotlight: The Marans

Breed Spotlight: The Marans The Marans may perhaps be one of the most popular chicken breeds in the US currently. Thanks to Instagram, many flock owners strive for a flock that produces a rainbow of egg colors, and these breeds can lay one of the darkest brown eggs...
Breed Spotlight: The Sussex

Breed Spotlight: The Sussex

Breed Spotlight: The Sussex The Speckled Sussex is a true example of a gorgeous chicken. My first experience with this breed was when I received a female chick in my order of Mrs. Meyers Assortment chicks. This hen’s plumage was striking with the brown mahogany...
How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?

How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?

How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?   How Long From Chick to First Egg? You know the saying, “Good things come to those who wait”. When starting with day old chicks one must have a bit of patience as it will be a while before you collect that first farm...
All About Roosting Bars

All About Roosting Bars

All About Roosting Bars The time has come to design or build your chicken house and you have all these questions about roosting bars. A basic definition is, an elevated bar or plank for chickens to sleep or roost. Roosts can be introduced as young as 4 weeks, but they...