Month: September 2012


American Livestock Breed Conservancy’s Priority List for Chicken Breeds

Here is a list of the chicken breeds that are on the ALBC’s priority list. The breeds on this list are the closest to extinction, so we should all consider what we can do to perpetuate the wonderful diversity found in our favorite fowl. Critical: (this means that the breeding population of these birds is fewer …

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Ask Goob – “What is happening to my eggs? They keep disappearing!”

Goob ran into a lady at the feed store who asked his advice about her missing eggs. She thought she had a problem with sneaky rats stealing her hens’ eggs. We have also heard of snakes stealing eggs and eating them, but you can usually tell if that’s happening by the big lump in the …

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