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Different Types of Chickens: 8 Great Backyard Chicken Breeds

Different Types of Chickens: 8 Great Backyard Chicken Breeds

There are many, many different types of chickens. It can be overwhelming when you’re trying to decide the best backyard chicken breeds for your own backyard. So here, we’ll narrow down the vast choice from all the different types of chickens out there and select 8 great backyard chicken breeds (in no particular order) that [...]

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Rare Chicken Breeds

Rare Chicken Breeds

Many backyard chicken owners love adding in something a little more unusual to their flock than the standard breeds. So below are descriptions of several rare chicken breeds that would make a great unique addition to any backyard chicken flock. This list is not meant to be all inclusive. There are many other rare chicken [...]

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Meat Chicken Breeds

Meat Chicken Breeds

Meat Chickens: Meat chickens are breeds that have been bred over the years to produce the highest amount of meat possible per each bird. They are usually large with broad chests and big thighs and tend to look like the football players of the chicken breeds. Meat chickens are usually poor egg producers, although there [...]

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Best Laying Chickens

Best Laying Chickens

The majority of people keeping chickens in their backyard are doing it for the eggs. Whether you want the eggs only for yourself or are planning to share with family and friends or even if you are hoping to go into business selling eggs, you probably are wondering which breeds are the best laying chickens. [...]

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