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How Blue Eggs Get Their Color
June 14, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Growing up in New England,  I lived across the street from my grandparents’ chicken farm. I am not sure which chicken breeds they raised, so I don’t know about the …

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Do Different Chicken Egg Colors Taste Different? – Chickens in a Minute Video
April 26, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Join Chickens in a Minute as we explore do different chicken egg colors taste different? We’ve all heard people say they think brown eggs taste better than white eggs. We’ve …

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Choosing the Best 4-H Show Chickens
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

What’s the Best Breed for 4-H Chicken Showmanship? Poultry is one of the most popular projects in 4-H and I often get asked how to choose the best show chickens. …

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Best Backyard Chickens for Urban Areas
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Nowadays we’re conscious of where our food comes from, we want to know our animal producers have a good quality of life and we enjoy reaching back to our rural …

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The Bare Facts of The Naked Neck Chicken

By Casey Love – According to the APA’s American Standard of Perfection, the breed name is Naked Neck, but many of us also know them as Turkens. The Naked Neck chicken was …

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The Delightful Dominique Chicken

By The American Livestock Breeds Conservancy The Dominique chicken is recognized as America’s first chicken breed. The exact origin of the breed is unknown, although their initial creation may have …

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Empordanesa and Penedesenca Chickens

By Christine Heinrichs Penedesenca chicken. Empordanesa chicken. They roll off the tongue, like guitar chords to a background of castanets. Their Spanish names are unfamiliar, but these breeds could be …

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Blue and Black Australorp Chicken: A Prolific Egg Layer

Breed: Australorp Chickens Origin: Originating in Australia, the Australorp chicken breed arrived in the 1920s in America and other parts of the world. They originated from Black Orpington chickens in Britain, …

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All About Orpington Chickens

Breed: Orpington chicken Origin: 1886, Black Orpington, County Kent, England, from a Black Langshan-Black Minorca-Black Plymouth Rock cross. The Buff and White varieties were used to make up the Black …

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Chickens as Pets: 5 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Raising a flock of backyard chickens as pets with “benefits” is a fun, fulfilling activity that the whole family can get involved in. Kids love to help collect eggs, refill feeders …

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