Giant Brahma Rooster Becomes Internet Sensation

Giant Brahma Rooster Becomes Internet Sensation

From sneezing pandas to cantankerous kitties, the Internet has given plenty of animals their 15 minutes of fame. The latest animal to become Internet-famous is a massive rooster of the Brahma breed that swept across social media in March. Brahma chickens are known for being larger than many other breeds, but this guy is big… Read more »

Scientists Develop Surrogate Hen to Protect Rare Breeds

Scientists Develop Surrogate Hen to Protect Rare Breeds

Scots Dumpy. Burmese Bantam. Cream Legbar. A chicken enthusiast might be able to identify these rare breeds, but not many people realize they could soon face extinction if people don’t intervene. Fortunately, this is where the scientists at Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute come in. In an innovative plan to preserve rare chicken breeds for future generations,… Read more »

Backyard Chicken Demand in Alaska Quadruples in One Year

Backyard Chicken Demand in Alaska Quadruples in One Year

Evidently, we’re not the only ones who are crazy about chickens. According to a recent article in Alaska Dispatch News, the rate of poultry pickups is on the rise throughout Alaska—and the craze doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. In fact, it’s been reported that nearly 125,000 birds were imported into the state… Read more »

How to Break an Egg-Eating Hen’s Bad Habit

How to Break an Egg-Eating Hen’s Bad Habit

As a chicken owner, the last thing you want is for one of your hens to develop a taste for eggs. This typically happens when an egg breaks in a nesting box and a hen finds that it’s full of sweet, delicious yolk. Once a hen discovers that the contents of their eggs taste pretty… Read more »