Chickens 101

The Jersey Giant Chicken: An Outstanding Heritage Meat Breed

By Don Schrider — What is considered the largest breed of chicken? With standard weights of 13 pounds for males and 10 pounds for females, the humble Jersey Giant chicken is …

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The Dutch Bantam Chicken: A True Bantam Breed

By Laura Haggarty The Dutch bantam chicken is said to have originated in the Netherlands. However, historical documents from Europe tell us that the breed was brought into the Netherlands …

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Frizzle Chickens: Unusual Eye Candy in a Flock

A standard Polish is compared to the Frizzle. By Laura Haggarty – One of the more unusual-looking chickens you may run across is the Frizzle chicken. Frizzle chickens are not so …

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