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Ameraucana

Ameraucana

  We have beautiful robust Ameraucanas. Our Ameraucanas are the “true Ameraucanas”, they lay wonderful blue eggs, unlike Easter Eggers which lay a greenish color of egg. We have black roosters over black, blue, and splash hens to ensure a variety of color of chicks. […]

300 Cases of Newcastle Disease In California

300 Cases of Newcastle Disease In California

300 Cases of Newcastle Disease In California Poultry World reports January 21, 2019, that there have been 300 cases confirmed of the deadly Newcastle Disease in California since May 2018. Utah has recently first confirmed its first case of Newcastle disease, which is believed to […]

American Poultry Asociation

American Poultry Asociation

Standard Black Ameraucana added to APA in 1984

 

Gold Sebright a true bantam, accepted in APA in 1874

American Poultry Association originated back in 1873 and is one of the oldest livestock organizations in the United States today. They have established breed guidelines, that are used by poultry judges across the United States.

Their Motto “to promote and protect the standard breed poultry industry in all phases” They are responsible for publishing “The American Standard of Perfection, which has the breed and variety descriptions for recognized purebred fowl.”

*Membership includes a quarterly newsletter sent to all members

*APA members can show their poultry at APA shows and gain points to achieve Master Exhibitor and receive awards.

If you are planning to show your poultry, joining the APA or using their website to check for your breed standards will be a reference guide that you will want to use often.

For more information on joining the American Poultry Association click here

The following books are valuable resources for anyone that owns poultry or wants to learn more about poultry.

The American Standard of Perfections describes in detail standards of all the breeds accepted in the APA. This is the book your poultry judge abides by when judging your poultry.

Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens is a comprehensive book on care, feeding, and raising poultry.

Storey’s Illustrated Guide to Poultry Breeds is a wonderful poultry reference book this is a must own, for anyone showing or considering showing poultry. Includes an array of color photographs of many breeds of chickens, ducks, turkeys, and more. The photographs are splendid depicting the correct color, feather pattern, comb type, etc for more than a 128 breeds.

“The Chicken Health Book” is a common sense book that covers all the ins and outs of raising chickens and caring for an ill bird.

 

 


How to Care for a Sick Chicken

How to Care for a Sick Chicken

Caring for a sick chicken is a challenge that all chicken keepers face at one time or another. Keeping poultry has its challenges and one of the biggest challenges can be, getting an ill chicken well. Early detection and prevention are your best friends in […]

Birchen Cochin Bantam

Birchen Cochin Bantam

Birchen Bantam Cochins are bantam cochins that are winter hardy and very fun to own. They are adorable with all the feathering, they are like basketball sized fluff balls with feathers from head to tow. Our birds have exceptionally good feathering.

Salmon Faverolles

Salmon Faverolles

Salmon Faverolles Chickens were originated France for eggs and meat. Faverolles lay a slightly tinted egg and are great layers through the winter. Faverolles are very gentle and docile. They make great pets for children they can be affectionate and like people. We are breeding the Standard and Bantam type of Salmon Faverolles.

Salmon Faverolles Hen

Poultry Breeds Chicks For Sale Spring 2019

Taking orders for chicks Spring 2019 Standards: Salmon Faverolles, Ameraucanas, Russian Orloffs, Blue Splashed and Lavender Opringtons, Columbian Wyandottes, and Blue Laced Red Wyandottes. Bantams: D’uccles including Mille, Porcelain, Gold Neck, and Mottled, White-capped Blue and Black Polish, and Belgian D’anver,


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