Dominique Chicken

The Dominique chicken has been a part of American agriculture since the colonial period. Farmers in the mid-nineteenth century would have kept approximately 30 hens as an important source of eggs and meat. Today, poultry houses on modern chicken farms can hold thousands of birds.

Keywords: Meat, Farm, Dominique, Chicken, 18th Century, 17th Century, Egg, Layer, 19th Century, Animal

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