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Jersey Giant chicken

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The Black and White Jersey Giant chickens are true to their name, as they are the largest capon table birds produced in the US.  The Jersey Giant was developed in New Jersey in the 1870s by crossing several large, Asiatic breeds, to meet the demand for caponized heavy fowl.  Both the White and Black Jersey Giants produce brown to dark brown eggs even through the cold winter.  Because it takes time to grow their large frame, they have little meat until about six months.  With such a long growth period, these chickens often lose out in the industry to more rapidly growing birds. Currently, there are fewer than 5,000 breeding birds for both the Black and White Jersey Giants in the

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Red Truck Farm

  Manitou, OK    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Red Truck Farm is a 4th generation family farm in southwestern Oklahoma. We work with our arid grassland environment by stocking only resourceful, thrifty heritage breeds that can survive and thrive without a lot of off-farm inputs. (more...)


Rainbow Ranch Farms

  Pinon Hills, CA    LocalHarvest Sponsor!

Specializing in heritage breeds without the use of any corn, soy or wheat. We are G.M.O.-Free and antibiotic free, growing slow-grown, free-range, foraged poultry, pastured meat and heritage eggs as nature intended. Certified Humane and Ethical Handling! Voted #1 C.S.A. in Southern California by CBS-LA(more...)


Prospera Farm

  Berlin, WI

Prospera Farm is dedicated to understanding and learning to work with our Earth in a way that is harmonious, ecologically safe, and beneficial for the land. (more...)


Plum Creek Farm

  Valley City, OH

At Plum Creek Farm you will find three generations working side by side to bring you the freshest, highest quality local foods. Our farm has been in the family over 100 years and we are dedicated to protecting our land and caring for our animals. (more...)


Phasian Farms

  Sherwood, OR

At Phasian Farms, I raise/breed heritage poultry breeds for the backyard enthusiast. These are birds raised to produce eggs, as well as for enhancement to the landscape & garden--often kept as pets. My focus is heritage & truly rare breeds as well as a few more common ones that I find companionable. (more...)


Pasture Perfection

  Harmony, MN

Fourth generation family farm, raising hogs, sheep, turkeys, chickens, and rabbits in the bright sunshine and with pure clean spring water. Coming for a visit? Tour Niagra cave and True Amish Country. Born and raised on this land.(more...)