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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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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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Rhode Island Red

About: The Rhode Island Red is the official state bird of Rhode Island. These birds as classified as dual purpose, meaning for meat and as excellent layers. They are cold hardy, heat tolerant,  do well in confinement, and generally easy … Continue reading

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