Quail Eggs – Tiny Nutritional Powerhouses

Quail Eggs – Tiny Nutritional Powerhouses

Sometimes we get stuck in the norm and forget to expand our horizons. Quail eggs are little nutritional powerhouses that simply don’t get enough mainstream recognition. Let me show you how these eggs are small but mighty! Quail are delightful little birds with many purposes. I didn’t know much about quail until well into my…

Black Copper Marans – Do They Really Lay Chocolate Eggs?
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Black Copper Marans – Do They Really Lay Chocolate Eggs?

Black Copper Marans are becoming all the rage for folks seeking unique colored eggs. But do they really lay chocolate eggs? Follow me to the end of the rainbow to find out, plus a whole lot more! I am one of those chicken lovers who not only loves to watch chickens of all colors roam…

Dominique Chickens – Vintage Breed That Fared Well Through The Great Depression
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Dominique Chickens – Vintage Breed That Fared Well Through The Great Depression

The Dominique chicken breed is a special breed that, unfortunately, not many have heard about. It’s thought to be the oldest known breed in America having arrived in the 1750s or earlier (of course, I’m sure the Natives had chickens of some kind). Dominique chickens became a regular addition to MANY American farms by the…

Barnevelder Chickens – Fancy Feathered Friends That Won’t Wear Out Their Welcome
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Barnevelder Chickens – Fancy Feathered Friends That Won’t Wear Out Their Welcome

If you have standard breeds of chickens but want a fancier yet solid dual-purpose breed, Barnevelder chickens are right up your alley! These are not your everyday chickens due to the gorgeous pattern they flaunt. It’s really quite exquisite. But they are more than just a pretty barnyard knick-knack. Follow me to the barn to…

Khaki Campbell Ducks – An Amazing Duck Breed You Will Love
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Khaki Campbell Ducks – An Amazing Duck Breed You Will Love

Khaki Campbell Ducks are great beginner ducks with fun personalities. You will fall in love with this egg making entertainer. When I decided to dive into the world of duck ownership, I did a LOT of research. I was a bit nervous about this endeavor because it was a new and completely unchartered territory. After…