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Brown eggs laid by Marans & Welsummers, olive green eggs laid by Olive Eggers, and light blue eggs laid by Araucana hens.

Charmed Life: Olive Eggers--For Green Eggs and Ham! I thought this was very interesting and one of these days, I plan to have chickens, although may not care what egg color they have.

Easter-Egger hybrid chicken

Day-Old Chicks: Easter Egger

Buff Orpington. English Heritage breed. Fluffy and friendly, make great pets

The Buff Orpington breed is a great choice for a backyard chicken - beautiful with a nice personality and winter hardiness. The breed originated in Orpington, Kent, United Kingdom in the late 1800

You can always tell an Easter egger chick by the poufy feathers on their "cheeks". Legs most times have a greenish tint.

This is what an Ameraucana (Easter Egger) chick looks like. Defining characteristics include poufy feathers on their cheeks and their legs usually have a greenish tint.

Chicken Coop Check List

This is an infographic on chicken coop. It contains 46 ideas on how to build the best chicken coop. The checklist is divided into 7 parts which mainly

Homemade Organic Chicken Feed Recipe - 100% organic, non GMO chicken feed. No corn or soy! :)

Homemade Organic Chicken Feed Recipe - organic, non GMO chicken feed. No corn or soy! :) I want chickens and goats someday, LOL!

Easter Eggers (descendant of Araucanas or Ameraucanas.  Large eggs, usually colored, this one light buff w/almost bluish tint, not good layer in winter.  Comes in an infinite variety of feather colors.  Pea combs & wattles either small or non-existent.

FINAL CHICKEN CHOICES: Easter Egger- getting one of these, lay 4 XL eggs/week and can be either blue, green, or even pink! (each hen will only lay one color) They are described as fun in temperament.

The Chicken Chick: Araucana, Ameraucana or Easter Egger (Olive Egger,Rainbow Layer): What's the difference?

Araucana, Ameraucana or Easter Egger (Olive Egger,Rainbow Layer): What's the difference?

The Chicken Chick: Araucana, Ameraucana or Easter Egger (Olive Egger,Rainbow Layer): What's the difference? Our "Chica" looks just like this one

"Easter Eggers" (mixed Ameraucanas/Araucanas, lay beautiful colored eggs of bue-green shades from turquoise to deep olive!!!  Can't wait!

Vote! Why do most hatcheries confuse Easter Eggers, Ameraucanas and Araucanas?

"Easter Eggers" (mixed Ameraucanas/Araucanas, lay beautiful colored eggs of bue-green shades from turquoise to deep olive!

Chooks, are dear garden & sustainability friends.

It's time to start planning for winterizing your coop and flock! Fresh Eggs Daily provides these tips and suggestions on how to keep your hens and roosters happy in the cold.

Orpingtons are big, friendly dual-purpose birds originally developed in the UK. For many small farms and homesteaders, Orpingtons are the only way to go! They're cold-hardy due to their fluffy plumage. Wonderful mothers, they do go broody. They're gentle and friendly on top of being good layers. The Buff Orpington is the most popular of all varieties of Orpington - a pretty, bright, pale "buffed" copper color that is striking as eye candy on a green lawn. 3.25

Orpingtons are big, friendly dual-purpose birds originally developed in the UK…

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