Raise Blue Laced Red Wyandottes – For A Colorful Flock of Chickens!
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Raise Blue Laced Red Wyandottes – For A Colorful Flock of Chickens!

Have you ever seen a photo of a very pretty chicken and decided you MUST have one? That’s how I learned about Blue Laced Red Wyandottes! In this article, you’ll discover why these hens and roosters are so beautiful, how to breed them, what color eggs they lay, and more! This is truly a special…

Guinea Hen — Extraordinary Disease Fighting Watchdogs

Guinea Hen — Extraordinary Disease Fighting Watchdogs

The Guinea Hen, and Guineafowl in general, are extraordinary. You may not realize that at first glance, but these oddballs are worth their weight in gold around the farm. I won’t be the first to say it out loud, but Guineas are peculiar-looking feathered friends. The first time I ever say one, I’m pretty sure…

Rouen Ducks – One of the World’s Largest Duck Breeds
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Rouen Ducks – One of the World’s Largest Duck Breeds

If you are looking for a friendly duck that is super-sized, I’ve got your match! Ducks can be great companions and provide lots of family fun if you get the right breed. Let’s get our ducks in a row as I quack all about Rouen ducks. If you’ve never owned a duck, or at least…

Cornish Chickens of All Kinds – What’s the Difference?
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Cornish Chickens of All Kinds – What’s the Difference?

You’ve probably heard about Cornish chickens, in some capacity, at some point in your life. But could you pass a test about the differences between Cornish Chickens, Cornish Hens, and Cornish Cross? If you are curious or if you need to know, I have the answers you are looking for. And hey, you never know…

New Hampshire Chickens – Fast Growing Superstars
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New Hampshire Chickens – Fast Growing Superstars

There are so many chicken breeds out there today that it may be easy to overlook this fast-growing heritage breed. New Hampshire chickens often get confused with the Rhode Island Red breed, which doesn’t help. But New Hampshire chickens shine bright when it comes to being a great meat producer that also lays a good…

Rooster Spurs – Natural Protective Weapons
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Rooster Spurs – Natural Protective Weapons

Rooster spurs are VERY intimidating to look at. And if you’ve ever been “spurred” by a rooster you will likely always be leery of roosters from then on out. I get it. They are scary, and they can hurt you. However, most roosters use them for the protection of their hens, and not for attacking…