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Narragansett Turkey: November Breed of the Month
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Breed of the Month: Narragansett Turkey Origin: Named after Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island, developed in the 1700s from crosses of domestic turkeys brought from Europe and Eastern wild turkeys. “Improved and …

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Lamona Chicken: Everything You Need to Know
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Breed: Lamona chicken Origin: Beltsville, Maryland, United States. Back in 1912, Harry M. Lamon, senior poultryman of the Bureau of Animal Husbandry, initiated the development of the Lamona chicken at …

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Belgian Bearded d’Uccle Chicken: Everything Worth Knowing

Breed: Belgian Bearded d’Uccle bantam chicken Class: Feather Legged Origin: Belgium. The Belgian d’Uccle bantam was bred for the first time in the small municipality of Uccle at the southeast …

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Plymouth Rock Chicken: January Breed of the Month

Breed of the Month: Plymouth Rock chicken Origin: United States — Plymouth Rock chickens are said to be developed in Massachusetts after the Civil War, and were named for one …

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New Hampshire Chicken: February Breed of the Month

Breed: New Hampshire chicken Origin: United States. Development of the New Hampshire chicken breed began in 1915 from a foundation of Rhode Island Reds, first brought into New Hampshire from …

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Easter Egger Chicken: December Breed of the Month

(Cross) Breed of the Month: Easter Egger Chicken Origin: United States Standard Description: Easter Eggers are not a true breed, rather a hybrid cross. Their egg color makes them a popular …

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Chantecler Chicken: October Breed of the Month

Breed of the Month: Chantecler chicken Origin: The white variety of the Chantecler chicken was originally developed in Canada in the early 1900s by crossing a Dark Cornish, White Leghorn, Rhode …

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Lakenvelder Chicken: September Breed of the Month

Breed of the Month: Lakenvelder chicken Origin: The Lakenvelder chicken developed in the early 19th century near the border of Germany and the Netherlands. The word “Lakenvelder” translated from Dutch …

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Getting to Know Olive Egger Chickens

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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