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Raising Cochin Chickens: The Journey Of a Lifetime

Add to Favorites By Tamara Staples, New York Thomas Roebuck has been raising Cochin chickens for since he was 8 years old. He grew up in a sleepy little town …

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Serama Chickens: Good Things In Small Packages

Add to Favorites Serama (Sir-Rom-Ah) chickens were first imported to North America in the fall of 2000. Jerry Schexnayder (www.JerrysSeramas.com) of Louisiana brought in a total of 135 adult birds, …

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All About Nankin Bantams

Add to Favorites By Don Cable, California — Nankin bantams are wonderful chickens for those interested in the history of poultry keeping and especially bantam breeds. Formerly known as the …

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Plymouth Barred Rock Chickens: The Original Heirloom Chicken Breed

Add to Favorites by Robert Blosl – Plymouth Barred Rock chickens were developed just after the Civil War with the expectation of developing a dual-purpose fowl that had a good …

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Common Poultry Abbreviations
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites From the day I first started keeping chickens I’ve constantly run across abbreviations used by other poultry keepers that “everybody else” seems to know. Poultry shows are …

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8 Reasons To Hatch Eggs In An Incubator
March 14, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites Why on earth would anyone bother hatching eggs in an incubator when it’s so much easier to let a broody hen do all the work? Assuming you …

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Andalusian Chickens and The Poultry Royalty of Spain

Add to Favorites Andalusian chickens, Black Spanish chickens, and Minorca chickens all have a long and gloried history as the poultry royalty of Spain. Over the centuries, the people of …

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The Jersey Giant Chicken: An Outstanding Heritage Meat Breed

Add to Favorites 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 …

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The Dutch Bantam Chicken: A True Bantam Breed

Add to Favorites 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 …

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How to Make Deviled Eggs: 3 Deviled Eggs Recipes We Love

Add to Favorites Need some ideas for how to make deviled eggs for your next party or holiday? We’ve gathered three of our favorite recipes for making deviled eggs, just …

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