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The History and Future of Marans Chickens

By William Morrow – Marans chickens are synonymous with chocolate brown eggs. Marans chickens originated in the French village of the same name about 240 miles southwest of Paris or 100 …

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Getting to Know Olive Egger Chickens
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Cross-Breed: Olive Egger chicken Origin: Olive Egger chickens are not a breed, per se, but a cross of two breeds — usually a blue egg layer and a dark brown …

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Common Poultry Abbreviations
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

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 particularly fond of …

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A Guide to Different Colored Chicken Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Imagine the excitement of peering into your nesting boxes and finding a rainbow of different colored eggs every day. There are more than 60 breeds of chickens recognized by the …

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