What’s Owning Speckled Sussex Chickens Like?

What’s Owning Speckled Sussex Chickens Like?

Who doesn’t love a gorgeously feathered egg laying breed like Speckled Sussex chickens?   Speckled Sussex chickens are so much fun to own! They have wonderful, inquisitive, and “big” personalities, not to mention the beautiful “speckles” on their feathers!   Ours will willingly sit on our laps or take treats from our hands – they’re…

6 Questions To Ask Before Getting Chickens [Podcast]

6 Questions To Ask Before Getting Chickens [Podcast]

There’s no point in getting chickens if you’re not prepared…and preparation includes more than just buying a coop and some chicks.   Every year, I get messages from new chicken owners who got chicks at their local feed store….and they’re a bit over their heads.   There’s a consistent theme to their questions and concerns…

Discover Your Perfect Backyard Chicken Flock With 5 Of The Best Egg Layers [Podcast]
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Discover Your Perfect Backyard Chicken Flock With 5 Of The Best Egg Layers [Podcast]

Although it’s winter, now is the time to start thinking about what breeds you want to add to your backyard chicken flock.   While all chickens will lay eggs, some are better layers than others. In this episode, we talk about 5 breeds you can add to your flock for consistent egg production. They also…

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…

5 Stellar Chicken Breeds For Your Backyard Flock & Why You Should Care [Podcast]
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5 Stellar Chicken Breeds For Your Backyard Flock & Why You Should Care [Podcast]

If you’re new to chickens, or thinking of expanding your flock, you’ll want to consider these 5 chicken breeds.   In this session of What The Cluck?!, we look at 3 heritage breeds and 2 modern breeds that are perfect for any backyard flock, and are also great for anyone wanting to make a business out…