Before hybrid broilers and superlayers, authors of poultry books in the early 1900s recommended some chicken breeds that are still prevalent today.
Some of these goat breeds have striking looks, some are great dairy breeds, some are quite small and others are docile so make good companions.
The Plymouth Rock is a versatile heritage-poultry breed, ideal for eggs, meat, temperament, mothering and appearance. Here’s all you need to know.
The emu was big on farms until, well, it wasn’t. What is it about these huge, flightless birds that prevented them from being the next big meat source?