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.

The Silver Laced Wyandotte Thread

Wyandottes - 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!

A Practical Guide to Keeping Chickens: Chicken Basics

Raising Chickens 101 For Beginners ! Chickens - Homesteading - Livestock - The Homestead Survival - Hens - Rooster - Chicken Coop - Farm - Garden Cubist

Lovely hens

Golden Laced Wyandottes are beautiful and productive birds for the home flock. They are a favorite amongst backyard flock owners for their dependable egg laying, easy going nature and cold hardiness. Each feather is golden edged in beetle black

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 seller was making 6 eggs from this award winning bird available for auction as a limited offer and may.

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.

The Top 10 Chicken Breeds for Kids

plymouth rock - These are standard-sized chickens known for living a long time. They're gentle creatures who do very well with people and get along with other pets, and they lay four or five pinkish brown eggs per week.

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.

Blue Splash Orpington

Buy Blue splash Orpington chickens that are for sale from Essex orpingtons. Our splash chickens are by far the best offspring we have bred.

Plymouth Rock chicken breed-- so pretty!

Plymouth Rock

My future "pet". The Plymouth Barred Rock hen is often agreed to be the best backyard chicken. They are great egg layers and are cuddly and quiet. And no, you do not need a rooster for hens to lay eggs.

Breda Chickens - Google Search

Breda, and Chantecler Hatching Eggs

Olive Eggers. Breeding chickens to produce a dark green color. (and other beautiful colors)

Charmed Life: Olive Eggers--For Green Eggs and Ham! I thought this was very interesting and one of these days, I plan to have chickens, although may not care what egg color they have.

Top Row: Red Cochin, Blue Cochin, Cuckoo Maran, Ameraucana Bottom Row: Golden Laced Polish, Golden Laced Wyandotte, Welsummer, Buff Chantecler.

Top Row: Red Cochin, Blue Cochin, Cuckoo Maran, Ameraucana Bottom Row: Golden Laced Polish, Golden Laced Wyandotte, Welsummer, Buff Chantecler.

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