It can be hard to find the right hen to meet your needs when you first set up a backyard chicken coop. There are so many chicken varieties to consider, but one breed that truly stands out from the rest is the Silver Spangled Hamburg chicken. This chicken is also known as the Spangled Hamburg and in this brief guide, we will explore the breed in more detail.Read more
Choosing the right hen for your backyard coop can be tricky because there are hundreds of varieties from around the world. But, in our humble opinion, one of the best chicken breeds is Welsummer. In this guide, we will take a look at Welsummer chickens in more detail to help you decide if they are a good fit for your plans.Read more
If you’re considering a backyard coop for your property it can be hard to choose the right hen to meet all your needs. There are hundreds of chicken varieties, but one of the best breeds in our opinion is the New Hampshire Red chicken. In this brief guide, we will look at this breed in a little more detail to help you make an informed decision.Read more
If you’re planning on establishing a backyard coop on your property, you may have considered several chicken breeds. However, one that should not be overlooked is the Barnevelder Chicken or “barnie”. While this is a relatively new breed, the Barnevelder is a low maintenance chicken that looks great and has a fun personality. So, in this article, we’ll explore this breed in more detail to help you decide if it is the right choice for your coop.Read more
If you’re a backyard chicken enthusiast and looking for a no-fuss, no-nonsense, no-frills chicken, the Delaware chicken might be just what you are looking for! These are simple but attractive-looking birds that are easy to care for and great for both eggs and meat production.Read more
Do you want a backyard chicken that has a sweet nature, can get along with its flock mates as well as its human family, and is BIG? The Jersey Chicken might be the right match for you!
Jersey Chickens are known as Jersey Giants. They are the largest purebred chicken in the USA and arguably worldwide – the “Great Dane” of the chicken world.Read more
Do you dream of having a backyard flock of hens, but space at your place is a bit tight? Your solution may be to adopt a flock of bantam chickens.
What are Bantam Chickens?
Bantams are miniature versions of regular chickens. They range from half to two-thirds the size of a standard chicken.
Bantams get their name from the Indonesian seaport, Bantan. Sailors who docked at this port in the 1800s to stock up on water and food supplies noted the local chickens, which were much smaller and cuter than those in their home countries.Read more
Are you in the market for a bold, spirited, and adventurous chicken who will give you plenty of eggs? The Leghorn might be the flock addition you seek!Read more
Orpington chickens are a wonderful addition to any backyard chicken flock. Cute and cuddly, they are also dignified and graceful – and they are powerhouses when it comes to laying eggs! They are also wonderful pets and you can’t go wrong when you adopt some into your family.Read more
Are you seeking to add a gentle giant to your backyard chicken flock? The Cochin chicken might be exactly what you’re looking for. Even better, these hens make wonderful, attentive, and devoted mothers if you allow them to breed…Read more