Come and browse through all of the historical information we've collected, including interviews, articles, recounts, and photos from original conservators of the breed. A true treasure trove of fascinating information!
The standards committee has been hard at work this winter digging up information on the origins of the Iowa Blue breed to fully understand and visualize the breed in its original form. This information is being utilized to develop a clear picture for the standard of what we will be working towards as we work to resurrect this near extinct breed.
Above is an image from an account recalling "Herman" and a group of ladies descended from John Logston's flock. John Logston is recognized as the originator of the breed. Below is also an article from 1955 showcasing the introduction of the Iowa Blue by W.C. Fenton, generally credited with the naming of the breed. An Archives section is coming soon with these historical documents, photos, and interviews with key persons with historical knowledge of the Iowa Blue.
The Iowa Blue Chicken Club blog will serve as a record of club happenings and business.