The most popular color variation of the Sussex breed in the U.S., the Speckled Sussex is a versatile heritage breed with tons of personality.
As we ready for International Heritage Breeds Week, let’s look at four critically endangered breeds of chickens: Campine, Houdan, La Flèche and Malay.
Consider these three threatened American chicken breeds—Buckeye, New Hampshire and Rhode Island White—when starting or growing your flock.
These three endangered chicken breeds are worth keeping for conservation purposes as well as a long list of unique characteristics.
When choosing what sheep to raise, consider a heritage breed. You can meet your own livestock needs while also ensuring breed diversity.
This Thanksgiving, give gratitude for all you have with a heritage breed turkey. Here’s what that means, why you should consider it and how to get an heirloom bird.
Lena Martens from Ontario-based The Heritage Nest showcases her heritage poultry stars, including Speckled Sussex, Swedish Flower and Silverudd Isbar!
As part of our first post in Plowing Through, HobbyFarms.com’s book-review blog, Assistant Editor Cory Hershberger looks at The Livestock Conservancy’s new book.