History of the Buckeye, Part Two
The American Buckeye Poultry Club
History of the Buckeye chicken, by Nettie Metcalf

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Chief Buck, a show winning Buckeye chicken
This page contains an article written by Nettie Metcalf herself, the creator of the
Buckeye chicken, written in 1917. It covers what breeds of chickens she used to make
the Buckeye, how they were admitted to the
Standard of Perfection, and the differences
between Buckeyes and Rhode Island Reds.