|History of the Buckeye, Part Two
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|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.