Category Archives: Chicken Breeds

5 Chickens That Lay Unique Colored Eggs (That Aren’t Easter Eggers!)

5 chickens that lay unique eggs

When you picture eggs, what color are they? White? If you do, you’re not the only one. White eggs are common everywhere but that doesn’t mean they should be common in your coop! Specially if you’re planning on selling them. If you want to get more for your eggs, nothing says “fresh 100% organic eggs” […]

The 7 Most Beautiful Ornamental Chickens

Whether you want to start with some more exotic chickens or simply add some color to your flock, you need to know about ornamental chickens. Ornamental chickens, or show chicken breeds, are the chickens that are raised not because of their meat or egg production but because of their appearance. They’re typically more high-maintenance and […]

What Chicken Breed Lays The Largest Eggs?

What chicken breed lays the largest eggs?

If you’re raising chickens for eggs not only do you want them to lay eggs as often as possible but you want them to lay the largest eggs you can get. If you want to help your chickens lay larger eggs you can by making sure they’re healthy, happy, have proper access to clean water […]

Top 5 Friendliest Chickens (Great For Kids!)

There are very few pets that can teach as much to kids as chickens. Not only can you use them to teach them how to be responsible and care for animals, they can also help you teach your kids about self-sustainability, where and how food comes from, even animal reproduction! Plus kids get excited to […]

The 7 Best (And Easiest) Chicken Breeds for Beginners

Whether you’re starting with chicken breeds or just want an addition to your coop, having chickens that are easy to care for is definitely worth considering. Some people don’t have the time or the resources to spend in high maintenance chickens. If you want to get any of them just click on their name and […]

Luxury chickens: everything you need to know

Black copper eggs, heritage breeds and $20,000 coops are all part of the same world: Luxury chickens. This new trend was born in Silicon Valley where people like Scott Vanderlip started running a free, self-guided bycicle tour of chicken coops in the area for hobbyist and fans. His organization, called Tour de Coop is made […]

The 10 best backyard chickens for eggs

best chicken for eggs

Picking the best chickens for eggs isn’t an easy task. There are lots of variations on data and the perfect chicken for eggs for one person may not be the perfect for another. Knowing which chicken is the best one for you however is a crucial task, eggs is probably the main reason why people […]

What is the deal with Brahma Chickens?

If you like chickens you’ve probably seen the video of the giant chicken listed at the end of this post. But what are Brahma Chickens? Are they a good breed? Origin   The Brahma originated in America crossing large chickens imported from China. The original large birds were probably from Shanghai. Once the breed was […]

The Top Five Best Breeds for Your Backyard Chicken Coop

assorted silkie chickens

The Top Five Best Breeds for Your Backyard Chicken Coop Backyard chicken keeping is a fun and organic way to keep your family supplied with fresh eggs. Chickens are good natured and many breeds make great pets. When starting a backyard flock, it’s important to choose breeds that are hearty for your type of weather […]

What is the Ayam Cemani? “The Lamborghini of Chickens”

What is an Ayam Cemani?

What Is the Ayam Cemani Chicken? – “The Lamborghini of Poultry” Chickens aren’t often compared to luxury sports cars. In fact, you probably don’t ever hear about chickens compared to anything that sleek, fancy or outrageously expensive. But then, it isn’t everyday that someone starts up a conversation about the Ayam Cemani Chicken, referred to […]

Wyandotte Chickens: Size and Broodiness

All About Wyandotte Chickens

Wyandotte Chickens are sizable with males reaching about 8.5 pounds, while the females are about 6.5 pounds. They do go broody at times. Learn more here!

Did You See the Duck at the ESPYs?

duck at the espys

Did you see the duck at the ESPYs? Peyton Manning talked about how after retirement, he still plays in the insurance game. Aflac’s pekin duck is some of his strongest competition now. The video is pretty funny.