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Brahma Chicken: July Breed of the Month

Breed: Brahma chicken Origin: Often described as “The King of Chickens,” the Brahma chicken breed was developed in America from very large fowl imported from China. According to the Livestock Conservancy, …

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Wyandotte Chicken: June Breed of the Month

Breed: Wyandotte chicken Origin: Wyandotte chickens were called “American Sebright” fowl until the late 1800s, when Mr. Fred A. Houdlette decided to name them “Wyandotte,” after a powerful tribe of Native Americans in …

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Wyandotte Chickens: A Top Backyard Choice
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

As backyard chicken keepers, we always have a favorite breed or two that we recommend to others. Wyandotte chickens are definitely one breed of chicken on the list. What criteria is …

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The Brahma Chicken – Raising a Large Breed
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Many people ask me what is the best backyard chicken breed to raise. For me, my favorite has long been the Brahma chicken. Although I do feel like that is such …

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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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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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Identifying and Treating Respiratory Infections In Chickens
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Respiratory infection in chickens is a serious concern, but many new flock owners tend to jump to conclusions every time a chicken sneezes. Keeping your birds healthy should be something …

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