Jefferson’s Monticello Chickens

Monticello’s gardens and orchards are world-famous for the fruit and vegetable production. Interestingly, among all his writings, there is very little included by Mr. Jefferson about keeping poultry. But what breeds of chickens might have been on Mulberry Row

The Nankin Chicken Breed

Nankins are a rare breed of bantam chickens that are a worthwhile addition to the backyard flock.