Chicken and hen

Planning to get chicken
Wyandottes -         They are a fantastic layer, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird.        Calm,Friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Wyandottes - They are a fantastic layer, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm,Friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Guide to keeping chickens—egg colors based on breed. Good info for beginners!

Guide to keeping chickens—egg colors based on breed. Good info for beginners!

20 Cold-Hardy Chicken Breeds

20 Cold-Hardy Chicken Breeds

I saw this photo of an Orpington Crele Legbar on a well-known auction site recently and just fell in love with it!!  The details stated that the...

I saw this photo of an Orpington Crele Legbar on a well-known auction site recently and just fell in love with it!! The details stated that the...

Selecting the best backyard chicken breed

Selecting the best backyard chicken breed

The Sussex is a dual-purpose, heritage chicken breed. Hens are excellent producers of large, cream-colored or light-brown eggs that they lay through the coldest winter months. In addition, they are meaty chickens that fatten easily, and their tender, succulent flesh is second to none.

The Sussex is a dual-purpose, heritage chicken breed. Hens are excellent producers of large, cream-colored or light-brown eggs that they lay through the coldest winter months. In addition, they are meaty chickens that fatten easily, and their tender, succulent flesh is second to none.

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds. List included barred Plymouth Rock (shown in photo), Wyandottes, Buff Orpingtons, Silkies, and some you might not have thought of.

Top 10 Chicken Breeds for Kids

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds. List included barred Plymouth Rock (shown in photo), Wyandottes, Buff Orpingtons, Silkies, and some you might not have thought of.

Spangled Orpington ~ what a pretty girl and what a shame to hear that they are rare here in the states. (makes me want even more)

Spangled Orpington ~ what a pretty girl and what a shame to hear that they are rare here in the states. (makes me want even more)

Blue Splash Orpington

Blue Splash Orpington

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