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Happy hens lay the best eggs!  Our sweet "chicken little"

Happy hens lay the best eggs! Our sweet "chicken little"

Eggs: What Are You Really Eating? - The unnaturally high rates of labor intensive, energy depleting egg production that modern hens are forced to sustain means that even on small farms and backyard chicken operations, hens are virtual prisoners inside their own bodies.

Eggs: What Are You Really Eating? - The unnaturally high rates of labor intensive, energy depleting egg production that modern hens are forced to sustain means that even on small farms and backyard chicken operations, hens are virtual prisoners inside their own bodies.

Did you know duck eggs surpass chicken eggs in every way, shelf life, nutrition, taste...Ancona ducks are an endangered heritage breed, good in the cold, go broody quickly, don't fly, are far less destructive on pasture, not prone to lice & mite, like chickens, egg twice as large as a hens, lay year round. Ancona ducks are a dual breed producing a high meat to bone ratio.

Did you know duck eggs surpass chicken eggs in every way, shelf life, nutrition, taste...Ancona ducks are an endangered heritage breed, good in the cold, go broody quickly, don't fly, are far less destructive on pasture, not prone to lice & mite, like chickens, egg twice as large as a hens, lay year round. Ancona ducks are a dual breed producing a high meat to bone ratio.

*CRITICAL* The Sumatra chicken is distinctive and beautiful, with long flowing curves, abundant feathering, and a rich green sheen. Originally from the Isles of Sumatra, Java, and Borneo in Indonesia, the breed developed through living wild and being shaped by its environment. Sumatra hens lay an abundant number of white, or lightly tinted, eggs and are considered excellent winter layers. They are also among the best of mothers and broodies. Adults and chicks are very hardy and easy to…

*CRITICAL* The Sumatra chicken is distinctive and beautiful, with long flowing curves, abundant feathering, and a rich green sheen. Originally from the Isles of Sumatra, Java, and Borneo in Indonesia, the breed developed through living wild and being shaped by its environment. Sumatra hens lay an abundant number of white, or lightly tinted, eggs and are considered excellent winter layers. They are also among the best of mothers and broodies. Adults and chicks are very hardy and easy to…

Brahmas are gentle giants with feathered legs and feet and profuse, fluffy feathering. Originally from India, these birds were bred for meat production, though the hens lay relatively decently and are great setters and mothers. This fancy breed of chicken makes a great pet for its quiet and tame nature, tolerance to the cold, huggability and sheer chic-ness!

Brahmas are gentle giants with feathered legs and feet and profuse, fluffy feathering. Originally from India, these birds were bred for meat production, though the hens lay relatively decently and are great setters and mothers. This fancy breed of chicken makes a great pet for its quiet and tame nature, tolerance to the cold, huggability and sheer chic-ness!

*THREATENED* The Faverolles chicken breed takes its name from the village of Faverolles, located in the Eure-et-Loire region just southwest of Paris, France. Faverolles chickens combine early maturity, hardiness, and great egg-laying with fine flesh qualities. During the 1900s it was considered the best French breed yet produced. Faverolles hens lay tinted eggs and are excellent sitters and mothers. The breed produces fine broilers and roasters. Hens are expected to lay 150-180 eggs per…

*THREATENED* The Faverolles chicken breed takes its name from the village of Faverolles, located in the Eure-et-Loire region just southwest of Paris, France. Faverolles chickens combine early maturity, hardiness, and great egg-laying with fine flesh qualities. During the 1900s it was considered the best French breed yet produced. Faverolles hens lay tinted eggs and are excellent sitters and mothers. The breed produces fine broilers and roasters. Hens are expected to lay 150-180 eggs per…

Australorp, what can I say, the hens lay more eggs then most chickens can ever think about and they are so black they are green and purple in the sun

Australorp, what can I say, the hens lay more eggs then most chickens can ever think about and they are so black they are green and purple in the sun

Startup Cost /// Egg-laying pullets (females) cost $2 to $3 per chick. Benefits /// A small flock of laying hens can easily meet a family's egg requirements. Cathy Payne, a self-proclaimed "chicken lady" who tends a backyard flock of 14 hens in her backyard in Virginia, says a "primo, optimum hen lays one egg every 23 hours." She also points out that pastured chickens, those allowed to wander outdoors, produce "unbelievably flavorful eggs" that are more nutritious (higher levels of omega-3…

Startup Cost /// Egg-laying pullets (females) cost $2 to $3 per chick. Benefits /// A small flock of laying hens can easily meet a family's egg requirements. Cathy Payne, a self-proclaimed "chicken lady" who tends a backyard flock of 14 hens in her backyard in Virginia, says a "primo, optimum hen lays one egg every 23 hours." She also points out that pastured chickens, those allowed to wander outdoors, produce "unbelievably flavorful eggs" that are more nutritious (higher levels of omega-3…

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