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Do I Need a Rooster for Hens to Lay Eggs?

Let’s take a look at the Rooster’s role in the flock… I am always surprised when I’m asked this question. I suppose it’s a logical question for those not too familiar with poultry. Do I need a Rooster for hens … Continue reading

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About the Welsummer

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Origin: Netherlands Class: Continental Type: Large Fowl Size: Medium (6-7 lbs) Rarity: Common Purpose: Dual   The Welsummer rooster is rustic-red and orange in color and the hen is a light and dark brown partridge pattern with gold around the … Continue reading

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Breed Focus, About the Australorp

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amy elizabeth | TBN Ranch The Australorp is a great choice if your looking for an excellent layer of large brown eggs. Expect approximately five eggs per week from this *dual purpose bird. Their color is black, weight at maturity … Continue reading

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Curious Hen Poses for the Camera

Meet Cookie, a young hen full of character. She’s at the bottom of the pecking order, with only one friend in the flock, Piper.  Poor Cookie. Piper, a Standard Silver Laced Cochin Hen

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