Here you'll find everything you need to know about raising chickens in your backyard:
why they're the best pet on earth; how to care for them; which chicken breeds are best for you; where to get them and more.
Want to know how to raise backyard chickens? We wrote this free e-book to give you an overview and
to help you decide whether keeping chickens in your backyard is right for you. This quick and easy ready
provides the all basic "how to" information you'll need.
Don't know which chicken breed is right for your backyard? Our unique, fast and free "Which Chicken"
tool can help you decide. Just answer 6 simple questions and you'll get a custom breed recommendation
in seconds! No strings attached.
Looking for more information on the wonderful
world of chickens? This list includes all of the chicken breeds recognized by the American
Poultry Association (APA). You can click on any breed name for full information.
Our first free e-book was so popular we decided to offer one on hatching eggs and incubation.
Thinking of trying to hatch your own flock?Start with this e-book! Go now
Have questions about chicken health? Ordering baby chicks? Search our online chicken help database by keyword or by category.
Not sure about keeping chickens? Here are 10 reasons they're the best pet you'll ever have.
Do you need roosters for hens to lay eggs? How often do chickens lay eggs, and why do different breeds
lay different colored eggs? How much do chickens cost?
We answer all these questions and more. Go now
Had enough learning about chickens already? Here you'll find pictures, freebies, recipes and more. Go now
If you've checked out our selection of chickens and you're
not finding what you want, we can get you pointed in the right direction with this list of farms and hatcheries
that sell a variety of chicken breeds and hatching eggs. Go now
This handy-dandy reference includes all the terms related to backyard chickens you ever wanted to know plus some you probably didn't!
Have a new batch of baby chicks and want to figure out who's who? Here are photos of all of our baby chick breeds listed alphabetically.