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Australorp Chickens: A Comprehensive Care Guide

The Australorp is a fairly recent arrival on the chicken scene, but in it’s relatively short history it has made a huge impression on chicken keepers and the poultry industry the world over… Continue Reading Source: The Happy Chicken Coop … Continue reading

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The Brahma Chicken

The majestic Brahma is an old breed with its roots far back in time; as with many heritage breeds, the exact genetic makeup of this bird is unknown. Historians have reconstructed the likely origins of this noble bird from clues … Continue reading

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The Dorking

ChickenStreet Breed Name: Dorking Region of origin: United Kingdom Profile: The Dorking is a very ancient British breed believed to have its ancestry rooted back in Roman Britain where five-toed Dorking like breeds were described in texts from AD 47… Continue … Continue reading

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Silkie Bantam

Silkies are well known for their calm, friendly, and docile temperament. The hens are excellent mothers and are considered exceptionally broody They are fair layers, laying only about three eggs a week, but they have another job that is equally … Continue reading

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As Good as it Gets

Meet the Brussels Griffon Developed in Belgium, the Brussels was developed from primarily the Affenpinscher and the Belgian street dog. The intelligent and cheerful Brussels Griffon has a terrier-like disposition and is known for his almost human expression. This affectionate breed … Continue reading

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