In  an age when women struggled to have their achievements recognized, Mrs. Nettie Metcalf developed the breed known as the Buckeye from her home in Warren, Ohio.

This makes her the ONLY woman that developed a breed and kept it .  



More  information go to this link.

In my breeding program: 1) The Standard of Perfection is always in my hand as a start selections at the chicks are a day old.

                                                 2)  What would  Nettie do?  and would she like this bird?  Does it fit within her vision?

The True “Queen” of the Buckeyes.

Crystal McKinnon                                                                                                                          lallama@telusplanet.net