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Top 10 Largest Chicken Breeds That Are Also Great Pets

Top 10 Largest Chicken Breeds That Are Also Great Pets

You might be surprised at the largest chicken breed, or you might already have an idea of the winner. Giant chicken breeds are a great addition to any backyard flock! They have presence, they’re usually very beautiful, they definitely resemble tiny dinosaurs, and you’ll enjoy watching them! With each of the breeds in this article,…

Plymouth Rock Chickens: Buyer’s Guide
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Plymouth Rock Chickens: Buyer’s Guide

Plymouth Rock chickens are a true American breed – learn all about this favorite breed. Chickens come in all shapes and sizes, and the numerous breeds around the world have long found key roles in our backyards, our farms, and sometimes, even in our houses (especially silkies)! Yet there has long been a misconception among…

Cream Legbars – A Dream Come True
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Cream Legbars – A Dream Come True

Pet birds don’t get much better than Cream Legbar chickens. They lay blue eggs and you can tell which are males and which are females seconds after they hatch – super dreamy indeed! This fascinating breed of chicken is a relative newcomer to the backyard flock scene, but because of their good looks, excellent egg-laying…

Naughty Ducks! Confessions from the Coop (TM)
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Naughty Ducks! Confessions from the Coop (TM)

Yesterday, I noticed my ducks aimlessly wandering around the yard, which isn’t supposed to happen – I shut their run door. Yet, there they were, happy as clams, playing in the horse waterers. When I checked the coop, the door was open. Don’t ask me how. https://www.instagram.com/p/BnujvMLl6qH/?taken-by=pamperedchickenmama But here’s what’s funny: NONE of the chickens…

Top 7 Heritage Chicken Breeds Our Grandparents Kept
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Top 7 Heritage Chicken Breeds Our Grandparents Kept

Did you know humans have raised poultry for meat and eggs for almost 10,000 years? Heritage breeds play an important part in our history and can continue in our future if we preserve them. Whether you keep them for practical reasons or just for fun, they are worth looking into. While I’m a big fan…