Rare Feathers Farm  

Patience, Perseverance, Perfection

News Articles, Books & Press

I've decided to compile a page featuring newspaper articles about Rare Feathers Farm as well as the two published books I've contributed to.

The January/February edition of CHICKENS Magazine (by Hobby Farms) has an article on Spangled Russian Orloffs with an interview with me.

Russian Orloffs and Black Sumatras put Heather Spaet in a class of her own

Click on the title above to be taken to the full story.

The BYC Cookbook, published in 2009:

Rare Feathers Farm has 5 recipes featured in this book (and no, they're not all chicken!) 

You can buy a copy of this cook book here: 

Rare Feathers Farm has a famous Sebastopol! The goose on the upper left of this catalog (2014 Metzer Farms) is one of ours! Metzer Farms asked permission to use our photo on their catalog cover (note, we have no Metzer Farms lines in our birds, but we were still flattered). :) 

One of our gorgeous White Houdan bantams appear in this book: Little House in the Suburbs by Deanna Caswell and Daisy Siskin. It’s based on the author’s blog: http://www.gainesville.com/article/20080805/NEWS/857121846

An article which appeared in the Wenatchee World after our home was almost lost to the Oden Road fire in 2009. 


An article which appeared in the Gainesville Sun in 2008 about Rare Feathers Farm.


Rare Feathers Farm's chickens are also featured on Feathersite on the following pages:

Cochins (golden laced) http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/Cochins/BRKCochinStd.html

Crevecoeurs http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGA/Creve/BRKCreve.html 

Spangled Russian Orloffs: http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGK/Orloffs/BRKOrloff.html

Sebastopol Goose: http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/Geese/BRKSebastopol.html

Sumatras: http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sumatra/BRKSumatras.html

Wyandotte Bantams: http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Wyand/BRKWyandBty.html

A Golden Laced Cochin hen from Rare Feathers Farm was the July 2011 photo on the WSDA Birds of Washington Calendar.


Chocolate Muscovy Duckling at Rare Feathers Farm, July 2013. Photo by Leeshy Lou Photography.