An Introduction to Chicken Breeds and Their Eggs Sep09

An Introduction to Chicken Breeds and Their Eggs

So, I wanted a chicken. Just a chicken, you know, for eating and laying eggs and stuff. Well boy-o-boy, I never knew there could be so many from which to choose. Chickens are kind of like dogs. There’s a million kinds and you get different behaviors from all of them. Then again, you eat chicken.  You do not eat Bobo, your oaf of a Great Dane. DO NOT EAT BOBO. If all of this seems overwhelming, the amazing people at Oh Lardy have a great guide to keeping chickens. Our favorite part of the post was the detailed image that serves as a cheat-sheet for what kind of eggs to expect from different breeds of chickens. Check out their photo/info graphic below and consider taking a glance at their Practical Guide to Keeping Chickens....

Chicken Coop Infographic Made of Win Apr29

Chicken Coop Infographic Made of Win...

I have a confession to make: i’m addicted to infographics. I’m also addicted to asparagus, but that’s a totally different (and sometimes smelly) addiction. Sometimes, I stumble upon an infographic that just cannot help but be shared. Sometimes, I consider getting a tattoo of said infographic. This is one of those times. Courtesy of the awesome blog Mom with a Prep comes this beautiful infographic. If you want to build and maintain a chicken coop, this is the infographic for you. Chicken coops are essential for any non-vegan who wants to cultivate life and live as sustainably as possible....

Chicken Coops: Build Your Own with Plans from BackYardChickens.Com Oct21

Chicken Coops: Build Your Own with Plans from BackYardChickens.Com...

Want to build your own chicken coop for fresh eggs and poultry year-round? Check out all the plans available at BackYardChickens.Com. BackYard Chickens is a great resource for anyone interested in raising their own chickens. With resources that range from breed info to coop plans, BackYard Chickens is a great resource for all things chicken....