Erin Krier planned to get her kids started with a dairy cow when she attended her first 4-H meeting. She left the meeting as poultry leader.
Although she holds a master’s degree in crop science, she didn’t have any poultry experience.
Back in 1912, Harry M. Lamon, senior poultryman of the Bureau of Animal Husbandry, initiated the development of the Lamona chicken at the USDA experimental station. He wanted to produce a dual-purpose breed for the American market.Read More
The Dutch bantam chicken is said to have originated in the Netherlands. However, historical documents from Europe tell us that the breed was brought into the Netherlands by Dutch sailors who sailed for The East India Company.Read More
Add to Favorites 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 …Read More