Category Archives: Chicken Breeds

5 Reasons To Love Brahma Chickens

5 Reasons To Love Brahma Chickens

One of the most unique-looking chicken breeds is definitely the Brahma chickens. Brahmas are one of the largest breeds, going viral a few years ago with this video of a rooster. This American breed developed out of imported breeds has been around for over 130 years due to their hardiness, versatility and, well, their impressive […]

Rhode Island Reds: 5 Reasons To Love Them

Rhode Island Reds 5 Reasons To Love Them

Rhode Island Reds are incredibly versatile, hardy and even historically important! But, are they for you? Here are some of the reasons why we love the Rhode Island Reds (and whites!) and why you should love them too. Egg Production Rhode Island Reds lay many, many large brown eggs! In fact they made the list […]

Buff Orpington: 5 Reasons To Love Them

Buff Orpington: 5 Reasons To Love Them

We’ve mentioned before how Buff Orpingtons are actually one of our favorite breeds! With a sweet and gentle disposition, these large and fluffy chickens are beloved by beginners and experts alike! Here are some of the reasons why you should add a Buff Orpington to your flock, or maybe even have a full flock of […]

Best 5 Chicken Breeds For Small Spaces

Not all of us have giant yards so our chickens can enjoy lots of space to run around. Does that mean we can’t have our very own backyard chickens? Not at all! These chickens would love to be your very own small backyard chickens! Silkies We love Silkies. Their fluffy plumage, their gentle disposition… they […]

Famous Chickens On TV And Movies

Famous Chickens On TV And Movies

Chickens have been a part of humanity for millennia, and are of course part of our pop culture. To make sure we checked all the information available on them and compared the size, color and feather patterns of these famous chickens with the ones of their alleged breed. If you want to get a famous […]

The 5 Best Breeds For Free Range

The 5 Best Breeds For Free Range

Free-ranging your chickens is great. They’ll get to exercise and experience life the most natural way possible. However not every breed is great for free-range. Most breeds are developed exclusively for their confinement tolerance in order to have the most amount of chickens possible in the least amount of space. Then there are predators. Although […]

5 Rare Chickens Breeds You Can Buy Today

Keeping backyard chickens doesn’t just have to be about the delicious eggs. You can actually get involved on the conservation of rare chicken breeds! Some of these breeds are heritage breeds, some of them are plain rare breeds with unique history. Click on their names to check out where to get these unique rare breeds! […]

Silkies: 5 Reasons To Love Them

Silkies: 5 Reasons To Love Them

Silkies are often described as the “chicken lap dog”. They’re small, incredibly friendly and, although they aren’t the best egg layers, Silkies will raise their chicks for them! Here’s why we love the Silkie breed and why you should love them to: The Friendliest Chicken The first question everyone has when seeing a Silkie is […]

The 4 Best Broody Chicken Breeds

best broody chicken breeds

The best way to have a sustainable flock is to get your chickens to make more chickens! And the best way to achieve that is by getting the broodiest chicken breeds to act out as moms. These broody chickens will make excellent regular moms, sitting on eggs and raising chicks, even if they aren’t theirs! […]

The 4 Best Chicken Breeds For Hot Weathers

Like a lot of us, most chickens prefer cold weather to hot weather. So much so that the wrong chicken for the heat will stop laying altogether and may even have a hard time surviving the summer! With summers getting hotter and hotter in some farming areas of the US, getting the proper chicken breed […]