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Breed Profile: Easter Egger Chicken

Add to Favorites Origin: United States Standard Description: Easter Eggers are not a true breed, rather a hybrid cross. Their egg color makes them a popular choice. And, since they …

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Breed Profile: Chantecler Chicken

Add to Favorites 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, …

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Breed Profile: Lakenvelder Chicken

Add to Favorites 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” …

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Breed Profile: Olandsk Dwarf Chicken

Add to Favorites Origin: Öland, off the southeastern coast of Sweden. It’s the second largest island in Sweden. Descended from British garden hens. Standard Description: A petite Swedish landrace breed that …

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Breed Profile: Cochin Chicken

Add to Favorites Origin: The Chinese Shanghai fowl (later changed to “Cochin”) came to Great Britain and America in 1845. The earliest Cochin chickens were more or less buff in color. …

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Breed Profile: Wyandotte Chicken

Add to Favorites By Dr. Don Monke and Jonathan Patterson. Wyandotte Chicken Breed Characteristics The Wyandotte chicken breed is one of the most prominent breeds of poultry in the United …

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Breed Profile: Wyandotte Chicken

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Breed Profile: Marans Chicken

Add to Favorites Breed: Marans chicken Origin: In Marans, France, about 240 miles southwest from Paris, and 100 miles from wine country, and according to the American Poultry Association, the …

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How Long Do Chickens Live? – Chickens in a Minute Video

Add to Favorites Join Backyard Poultry magazine in our video series, Chickens in a Minute, as we answer your frequently asked questions about how to raise a healthy backyard chicken flock. …

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How Much Room Do Chickens Need? — Chickens in a Minute Video
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Join Backyard Poultry magazine in our video series, Chickens in a Minute, as we answer frequently asked questions about how to raise a healthy backyard chicken flock. …

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