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How do you tell the gender of a chicken, so you can tell if you have a hen or a rooster?

Do you want to know how to distinguish a hen from a rooster? When they’re little: You can’t. Professional sexers who stare at their cloacas everyday aspire to get 95-96% right.  Mike Rowe tried it on Dirty Jobs and would have sent you a mixed run every time.  I don’t even bother to try. Ways to be …

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The Heritage Chicken Breeds!

The Heritage Chicken Breeds

As many of our readers already know Mondays at typesofchicken.com are reserved for our weekly Pros & Cons articles about keeping a particular chicken breed. For this Monday we decided to change something and that was us wanting to discuss The Heritage Breeds, what they are and what makes them special.

Pros & Cons Of Keeping Rosecomb Chickens!

Rosecomb Chickens

Rosecomb chickens have already gotten some of our attention in one of our previous articles, and now they have stumbled upon our weekly Pros & Cons articles about keeping a particular chicken breed. We have kept this Monday tradition for as long as this page exists and we are not planning to stop anytime soon.

Pros & Cons About Keeping Marans Chicken!!!

Pros & Cons About Keeping Marans Chicken

We have kept these weekly articles going since we started this page, and we are a long way from quitting. We have talked about many of your and our favorite chicken breeds such as the Cochin, Silkies, Australorp, Buff Orpington and more.