Chicken Fans Editorial Team

The editorial team consists of 3rd generation chicken owners Kat, journalist, editor-in-chief, and Nick, working with illustrators and specialists in the field.

Pekin Bantam Chicken: Breed Profile

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Pekin Bantams are soaring in popularity, and it’s no surprise why! With their delightful demeanor, pleasant nature, and undeniable cuteness, they’re capturing hearts everywhere. These small chickens are particularly popular among families with children, who adore having them as pet chickens. Pekin Bantams, sometimes called Cochin Bantams, might lead you to believe they’re the bantam […]

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Dong Tao: A Majestic Dragon Chicken

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

With its unique appearance, rareness, and culinary excellence, the Dong Tao chicken is nothing like the average backyard chicken. Join us as we delve into this remarkable breed’s fascinating characteristics, history, and remarkable aspects. Characteristics The Dong Tao chicken is instantly recognizable for its unique appearance. It looks nothing like the average backyard chicken! One […]

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Tetracycline for Chickens: Use, Dosage, Egg Withdrawal

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

If you’re a backyard chicken keeper, you’ve probably heard of tetracycline, a popular antibiotic. Let’s demystify tetracycline, explaining its benefits, how it works, the dosage, and when it’s best used.

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American Bresse Chicken: The Tastiest Breed

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Have you ever heard about American Bresse? If you haven’t, it is likely because this poultry breed isn’t that common in the US and Canada. It is the US take on the famous French Bresse chicken breed, known as one of the tastiest chickens ever.  Besides having an exceptional taste, American Bresse is a decent […]

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Swedish Black Hen: A Rare Black Breed Profile

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Discover the Svart Hona, Sweden’s intriguing contribution to the poultry world. Known for its all-black appearance and resilient nature, the Swedish Black Hen embodies a remarkable blend of mystery and adaptability. Let’s go over it’s main takeaways. Eggs Between 80-100 eggs yearly Egg Color White Egg Size Small Weight 3 lbs – 4 lbs Hardiness […]

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Kadaknath Chicken: An Indian Black Beauty

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Have you ever heard of the Kadaknath chicken? This unique breed is one of the rarest chicken breeds known for its dark color. But unlike its famous black counterpart, the Ayam Cemani, the Kadaknath is not as widely recognized. Eggs 80 eggs per year Egg Color Brown with pink tint Egg Size Small Weight 2.5 […]

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Pale Comb in Chickens: Causes And Treatment

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Co-authored & Medically Reviewed by Dr. C. Vulpe, DVM Credentialed veterinarian with a Ph.D. in veterinary oncology A chicken’s comb is a tell-tale sign of its health, with a vibrant red color signifying a healthy bird. However, when the comb and wattles turn pale, concerns and questions often arise. Our vet experts break down everything […]

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Blue Plymouth Rock: Breed Profile

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Blue Plymouth Rock chickens stand out as a beautiful heritage breed with gorgeous blue-gray plumage. Plymouth Rocks have won the hearts of chicken keepers and poultry enthusiasts worldwide. This less common variety of the Plymouth Rock breed is resilient, cold-hardy, and beginner-friendly. Characteristics While the Blue Plymouth Rock’s charm is undeniable, it remains less popular […]

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Fenbendazole For Chickens: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Co-authored & Medically Reviewed by Dr. C. Vulpe, DVM Credentialed veterinarian with a Ph.D. in veterinary oncology Chicken Fans is reader-supported. When you buy through our links, we may earn a commission. Learn more about our privacy policy and disclaimer. Internal parasites and pesky worms can cause significant damage to a chicken’s internal bodily functions. They can make […]

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Best Gifts For Chicken Lovers

By Chicken Fans Editorial Team

Chicken Fans is reader-supported. When you buy through our links, we may earn a commission. Learn more about our privacy policy and disclaimer. Finding the perfect gift is no small feat, especially when shopping for a chicken lover. Trust us; we understand the challenge, as there are so many options to choose from, and sometimes, you don’t know […]

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