Breeding Backyard Chickens

2024-04-11T20:17:08-07:00

How to Hatch Success: Unraveling the Basics and Secrets of Successful Chicken Breeding    When we think about our chickens, especially in the laying industry, our thoughts may immediately drift to delicious ready-to-eat eggs from mature hens (after being cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit, of course!). But if you’re reading this article, it’s likely that you want to take your operation a step further—and breed chickens, fertilize eggs, and raise baby chicks! The first level of this starts with breeding, so continue reading to learn more about how to breed your flock, choose chickens, and know

Breeding Backyard Chickens2024-04-11T20:17:08-07:00

Good Egg Laying Breeds

2024-04-02T20:28:49-07:00

Egg-cellent Eggs! The Best Egg Laying Breeds for Your Backyard Needs Raising your own laying hens, right from the comfort of your backyard, can save you a trip to the grocery store and let you consume more of the perfect protein source in your everyday life! However, it may be difficult trying to decide which laying breeds are best suited for your space, needs, environment, and overall egg-cellent! Whether you’re experienced with raising backyard poultry for eggs or completely new to this way of life, it’s important to consider different egg laying breeds and weigh their similarities and differences.  

Good Egg Laying Breeds2024-04-02T20:28:49-07:00

Don’t Judge your Chickens…Unless of course you are a Chicken Judge

2023-07-18T16:04:16-07:00

Judging chickens is a fascinating skill that requires a keen eye, attention to detail, and a deep understanding of poultry standards. Whether you're a backyard chicken enthusiast or aspire to participate in poultry shows, knowing a little about the basic of poultry judging is a good skill to have. In this article, we will delve into the basics of judging chickens, providing a comprehensive guide for beginners to start their journey in the captivating world of poultry evaluation. If you really get interested in poultry judging, get in touch with your local 4-H and FFA chapters to start participating in

Don’t Judge your Chickens…Unless of course you are a Chicken Judge2023-07-18T16:04:16-07:00
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