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Welsummer Chickens – Iconic Chickens With a Royal Twist
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Welsummer Chickens – Iconic Chickens With a Royal Twist

Welsummer chickens are loved by so many, find out what makes them such great backyard birds. This breed holds a special place in my heart as my very first rooster was a Welsummer. I wanted that iconic rooster – with a boisterous, large full tail sporting plenty of beautiful, shiny green feathers! As far as I knew, it…

Delaware Chickens – Nearly Extinct (Looking for a forever home!)

Delaware Chickens – Nearly Extinct (Looking for a forever home!)

Even though this chicken breed was just developed in 1940, it may be surprising to hear that the Delware chicken has the potential to be on of the shortest-lived breeds out there. In fact, they might be headed for extinction! Find out more about this breed, plus learn how amazing they are and how you…

What Color Eggs Will My Chickens Lay?
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What Color Eggs Will My Chickens Lay?

Chicken eggs come in a variety of colors, and since we are looking at the whole process of a chick’s life, we may as well look at that awkward transition between the alpha state and the omega state, too. One of the biggest questions people have is “What color eggs will my chicken lay?” This…

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…