Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Marans Chicken: April Breed of the Month - Countryside Network

Marans Chicken: April Breed of the Month - Countryside Network

Black Marans Chickens and Other Varieties Provide Beautiful Russet Brown Eggs Presented by: Greenfire Farms Breed: Marans chicken Origin: In Marans, France, about 240 miles southwest from Paris, and 100 miles from wine country, and according to the American Poultry Association, evolution of the Marans chicken is said to have begun as early as the 13 th century.


Saturday, February 6, 2016

You Gotta Love Those Dark Eggs - Wonderful Marans! | Backyard Poultry Magazine

You Gotta Love Those Dark Eggs - Wonderful Marans! | Backyard Poultry Magazine

Wonderful, deep, dark, russet-brown - one cannot help but swoon over the rich hues of a Marans egg. Held up against an ordinary tan egg, which is so often imprecisely called "brown," the Marans egg quickly exposes the falsity of that description.

Amber Waves Raises Black Copper French Marans Bev Davis Breeding


Friday, May 29, 2015

Chickens coming home to roost in East Bethel


Chickens coming home to roost in East Bethel
The East Bethel City Council passed an amendment to its city ordinance allowing up to six chickens to be kept on lots less than 3 acres but no less ...

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Daily Chores to Keep Your Chickens Healthy

Daily Chores to Keep Your Chickens Healthy

If you’re raising chickens, whether for eggs or meat, you want your fowl to stay healthy. Healthy chickens need attention and care every day. The following, simple measures, taken daily, help to keep your [MORE…]

Raising Backyard Chickens for Dummies - Modern Farmer

  1. Raising Backyard Chickens for Dummies - Modern Farmer

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    Jul 11, 2014 - After several years of pestering my wife to get backyard chickens, she finally relented this past fall. I made all the traditional arguments: the kids ...