Olive Egger chickens are not a breed, per se, but a cross of two breeds — usually a blue egg layer and a dark brown egg layer.
Do eggs go bad? Yes, they do! With these three egg freshness tests, you can make sure your eggs are OK to eat.
We asked the readers and fans of Backyard Poultry magazine for good chicken names. Here are their ideas and pictures of their own baby chicks!
Lisa Steele of Fresh Eggs Daily explains why choosing chicken breeds known for being friendly and calm is your best bet for a family-friendly flock.
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There are a couple of different ways you can expand your flock, but my go-to is using the best broody hens in my flock.
Brown egg layers consistently appear on best egg layer lists and can be the backbone of a productive backyard flock, many laying more than 200 eggs per year.
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