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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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