Easter Egger Chickens: Egg Color, Personalities, And More!
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Easter Egger Chickens: Egg Color, Personalities, And More!

There’s something about Easter Egger chickens that brings a smile to their owners’ faces. Maybe it’s the surprise of their colored eggs, or their funny personalities. Each one is so different! If you’re interested to know more about Easter Egger chickens, then you’re in the right place. Easily confused with Ameraucana and Araucana chicken breeds,…

Brahma Chickens: What To Know Before You Buy!
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Brahma Chickens: What To Know Before You Buy!

We own several brahma chickens, and they make wonderful pets who lay lovely brown eggs (we also have one that lays lavender eggs!).   In this article, I’m going to tell you everything there is to know about this breed!   While brahma chickens are known for growing into beasts the size of large turkeys,…

Silkie Chickens: Pet Facts & Fiction

Silkie Chickens: Pet Facts & Fiction

Who doesn’t want to own Silkie chickens? They’re fun, sweet-natured, and they make you breakfast! In short, they’re the perfect pet.   Yep – you can definitely keep chickens as pets, and Silkies make GREAT pets, especially for households with children. I also know MANY seniors who keep Silkies because they’re easier to care for…

How Long Do Chickens Live? Well…Here’s The Thing.

How Long Do Chickens Live? Well…Here’s The Thing.

A question I frequently get from readers is “How long do chickens live?”   So, “how long does a chicken live?” While on average chickens live about 8 years, the question of “how long do chickens live” depends on a lot of factors, including breed, quality of life, and environment.   There’s also the little fact that most…

4 Rare Breeds Of Chickens For Your Homestead: What The Cluck?! Episode 11 [Podcast]
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4 Rare Breeds Of Chickens For Your Homestead: What The Cluck?! Episode 11 [Podcast]

On our homestead, we raise several rare breeds of chickens.   In part, this is because we enjoy their beauty, and also because the breeds have advantages over more popular breeds of chickens.   In this episode of What The Cluck?! we examine 4 rare breeds of chickens, and their advantages.   We also look at the…