Articles from Rare Feathers Farm

Rare Feathers Farm Patience * Perseverance * Perfection Rare Feathers Farm™ focuses on preservation and development of rare poultry breeds. Rare Feathers Farm™ is located in Okanogan, Washington. Our stock originates from the top breeders in the country--none of the lines bred here are hatchery stock. I focus on quality and strive for perfection towards the standard in each of the breeds I raise. I show my birds. As rare, exhibition-bred poultry, they may not lay as often as other...
Faverolles White Faverolle Created by Rare Feathers Farm Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: Friendly, gorgeous--rare. They are tempermental layers of tinted eggs but do tolerant cold better than heat. Gender Age Thumb Description / Information Male 90 Male 90
Ingredients: 1 3-lb. bag boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 pkts. McCormick's White Chicken Chili Seasoning Mix 3 dash cumin Water, enough to cover the chicken 2 cans Corn, drained 1 white onion, chopped 2 cans white Northern Beans, drained/rinsed 2 cans navy beans, drained/rinsed 2 cans green chilies, drained 2 bell peppers (I use red & green) Cooking Instructions Slice & put the chicken in a pot. Cover the chicken with water & sprinkle in about 1/2 pkt of the seasoning mix and 3 or so...
Cochin Cochin come in many varieties--from white and buff to blue, black, silver laced and golden laced. Created by Rare Feathers Farm Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: An old Asiatic breed. Gender Age Thumb Description / Information Male Male Male Male Male
Ingredients: 5 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 whole onion, sliced 1 Family size can cream of chicken soup 2 cans green chiles 1 tub sour cream 5 cups Cheddar cheese 1 pkg. enchilada tortillas (you can use flour, corn or wheat) 1 Family size can Enchilada sauce (green or red Cooking Instructions Put chicken, 1 sliced onion, 1 family size can of cream of chicken and two (drained) cans of green chiles into the crockpot. Cook on low 6-8 hours. Once the chicken is cooked, shred it...
Cochin Lemon Blues Created by Rare Feathers Farm Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: These are very quiet, gentle birds--even the rooster! Plus, who doesn't love a BIG, fluffy, FRIENDLY bird? Gender Age Thumb Description / Information Male 375 Clarence, my lemon/blue cochin rooster. Female 375 one of my hens
Sumatra Sumatras come in black (being the most popular), blue and white. Created by Rare Feathers Farm Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: Sumatras are a highly decorative fowl from the Indonesian island, Sumatra. They are one of the very old breeds, admitted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1883, although having been originally imported in 1847. Gender Age Thumb Description / Information Male Male Male Male Male
Ingredients: 25 whole pearl onions 8 lbs. chicken (stewing bird cut into pieces) or thighs/legs 1 dash kosher salt & fresh ground pepper 1/2 cup flour 2 tbsp water 6 oz. slab bacon or salt pork 8 oz. fresh button mushrooms ( washed & quartered) 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 bottle red wine (pinot noir is good) 2 cans tomato paste 1 white onion, sliced 2 stalks celery (washed & sliced) 1 bag baby carrots 3 cloves garlic, crushed 7 sprigs fresh thyme 1 whole bay leaf 4 cups chicken broth 1 bag egg...
Houdan White & Mottled. I breed both. Created by Rare Feathers Farm Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: These are an old, French breed the same as the large Houdan except for their size. Gender Age Thumb Description / Information Male Male Male Male Male
Ingredients: 1 box yellow cake mix with package directions & 1 box Jiffy cornbread mix with package Cooking Instructions Preheat oven to 350°. In a large mixing bowl, prepare the cake mix according to the directions on the box (some require vegetable oil). Next (in the same bowl) prepare the cornbread mix according to the directions on the box. Depending on which brand of mix you use, it will sometimes ask for water or milk. Mix well (it will be a little lumpy). Pour into a 9 x 13 pan and...
Ingredients: 3 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 2 Family size Cans Cream of Chicken Soup 1 onion, sliced 3 lbs. red potatoes, cubed 1 bag frozen mixed veggies (can sub. fresh) 2 cans corn, drained 1 box Pepperidge Farm Frozen Puff Pastry 1 egg 1 tbsp water Cooking Instructions Slice chicken breast into cubes. Put in crock pot with sliced onion and the two cans of Cream of Chicken soup. Do not add water. Cover & cook on low for 4-6 hours or high for 2-6 hours. Once the chicken...
Ingredients: 1 doz. fresh eggs 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup Spicy Dijon Mustard 24 dash paprika Cooking Instructions This recipe makes 24 deviled eggs (12 eggs, sliced in half). Hard boil the eggs. Let them cool. Peel & slice length-wise. Scoop out the yolks & put them in a bowl. Add in mayo & mustard, stirring it up. Spoon mayo/mustard/yolk mixture back into the eggs. Sprinkle each egg with a dash of paprika for color. Note: You can adjust the mayo/mustard amounts to your own taste. For a...
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