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How to Choose: Heritage Breed Chickens

Help preserve genetic diversity while also getting great layers, meat birds or ornamentals with heritage breed chickens. Here are the basics.

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How & Why Chickens Make Double-Yolk Eggs

Hens’ insides sometimes make mistakes, resulting in double- or even triple-yolk eggs. Here’s how it happens and some associated egg myths and legends.