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Choosing Chicken Breeds for Egg Colour

We have a small flock in our backyard coop – just four laying hens to feed our family. I could have chosen a chicken breed known for high production like Rhode Island Reds or Barred Rocks so we could get as much  453 more words

Urban Homesteading

The Decision to get Backyard Chickens

I grew up on a hobby homestead, and I raised my first dozen ducks to sell as meat birds at the market when I was 16. 532 more words

Urban Homesteading

June in October.

You may not want to think about this as you peer into a bucket of extra crispy KFC, but every chicken has a personality. I’m not saying I’ve met a hen who’s up there with Mahatma Gandhi, but there have been a few along the way who have stolen my heart. 333 more words

All Things Poultry

Easter Eggs!

Finally !!! One of our Ameraucana pullets is a big girl now !! A hen!

We found our very first “easter egger” bluish-green egg yesterday !   205 more words


They are here. New chicks New breed

My Ameraucana eggs hatched 9 out of 12 some blue some black. Good start but I hope to get more soon.

Fancy Chickens and Other Breeds at the 4th Philippine Bantam Fanciers' Association Show

Fancy Chickens and Heritage chicken breeds are the feature at the 4th annual Philippine Bantam Fanciers’ Association (PBFA ).

The show was in partnership with… 269 more words


The Chicken Profiler - Amercuanas

Here is the fourth installment to our Chicken Profiler series.

So here is the dilly on this breed- these are Not Araucanas, which are Chilean chickens with ear tufts… these are Not Easter Eggers, which are the colored egg laying mutts of the chicken relm. 356 more words