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Raising Chickens

How To Predator Proof The Chicken Coop And Run

If you own chickens you’ve probably noticed that everything likes to eat them. Predators see chickens as an easy meal and it is our job as their keepers to protect them from wild animals and neighboring dogs. Sometimes even your own dogs may think that your chickens are a fun play toy. Learning how to …

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Guide To Raising Buff Orpington Chickens

In the late 1800s, seeking to create a healthy cross-breed that would lay eggs well and provide meat for the table, William Cook of Kent, England began crossing several different breeds of chickens. Eventually, the results of his experiments created a large, attractive, well-laying chicken that he named after his village, Orpington. Buff Orpington chickens …

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10 Best Brown Egg Laying Chicken Breeds

As you may or may not know, chickens can lay a variety of egg colors. From white to chocolate and everything in between. Today we are going to discuss brown egg laying chicken breeds.  You might be surprised to find that even with brown eggs there is a whole color spectrum in itself. Let’s begin… …

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Guide To Raising Black Australorp Chickens

With glossy black feathers that reflect the light in a blue and green iridescence and gorgeous red combs, black Australorp chickens are beautiful birds that will make your barnyard welcoming and interesting. They have calm, gentle demeanors and will be an asset to any flock. These birds are champion layers, and they make excellent pet …

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Raising Bantam Chickens In Your Backyard (Favorite Breeds)

If you, or someone you know, are interested in keeping chickens but don’t think you have enough room to provide to the flock, you may be considering raising bantam chicken! Bantam chickens are very small in comparison to standard chicken breeds and require less coop space as a result. In this guide, I will discuss …

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11 Breeds Of Chickens That Lay Pink Eggs

We’ve all heard of the goose that laid the golden egg, but what about chickens that lay pink eggs? No, they’re not pre-dying Easter eggs or hosting a gender reveal party. The truth is that chicken eggs actually come in many shades of white, cream, dark brown, green, blue, and pink. What turns an egg …

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Golden Comet Chickens – What You Need to Know Before Getting Yours

A relatively new breed of chicken that has only appeared on the market in the last several years, Golden Comet Chickens are great egg layers, and they are also friendly and curious. Along with their great personalities and attractive appearances, you will find that they are very prolific egg layers too. These chickens are also …

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5 Fun Breeds Of Chickens That Lay Green Eggs

As you plan your chicken flock, you, like many others., might want to get chickens that lay different colored eggs. We’re all used to the white and brown eggs you can buy at the grocery store. But did you know there there are some chickens that lay green, blue, gray, pink, olive, and other colored …

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