Articles from BantamFan4Life

Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Rose/Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: Cold General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Brown Breed Temperament: Aggressive,Friendly,Flighty,Easily handled,Calm,Noisy Breed Colors / Varieties: The Rhode Island Red is only recognized in Red. Breed Details: The Rhode Island Red- Large Fowl and Bantam are available as both Single Combed and Rose Combed. The red should be a deep, dark Mahogany or Rust...
There are numerous problems with allopathic--or modern-day--treatments. First, medications are from obscure, unnatural sources, and often have many side-affects. Second, the animal tends to live worse off with them. Lately, there has been an increasing trend of using holistic--or natural/tradition--treatments. So, I decided to write an article going through many holistic treatments. If you are wanting to treat a sick or injured chicken, but wanting them to be healthiest in the long run, read...
Jubilee Orpington Hen owned by Autumn Farm Orpingtons Pure English Spangle/Mottle Hen Owned by Autumn Farm Orpingtons English Spangle/Mottle chicks owned by Autumn Farm Orpingtons Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties:...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Brown Breed Temperament: Kind, Calm, Skittish, Sweet, Docile, Over Protective Cocks Breed Colors / Varieties: Black and White Barring Breed Details: Chicken Breed Photos: Primary Image Rooster Hen Egg (left) Chick Adolescent
Bumblefoot Bumblefoot is a chicken illness that can be a common issue among a myriad of chicken keepers. When many chicken raisers encounter Bumblefoot, they have no idea what to do and how to surmount this problem. This should help you garner helpful and useful information about Bumblefoot. Bumblefoot is an infectious disease in chickens caused by the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus, which is always around when chickens are present. Bumblefoot is also called staphylococcois or plantar...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Rose Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: Cold General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High to Med Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Golden laced, silver laced, colubian, buff, partridge, silver penciled, blue, blue laced red, black Breed Details: Wyandottes are very good egg layers even in winter! they make a good table bird,...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Pea Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Light, Buff, Dark, Gold, Black, White, Blue,and Blue Columbian. Breed Details: I started breeding the standard Light Brahmas in spring of 2008. The Brahmas are a very friendly, docile breed....
As you can tell by my username, I am a big bantam fan! Here's the story how I fell in love with bantams: When I first start raising chickens, I got 4 standard chickens: 1 Buff Orpington, 1 Black Australorp, 1 "Light Brahma", and 1 White Leghorn. During the time I bought those chickens, I knew little about them, and I assumed all breeds were easy to tame. A month after I got those chickens, I lost my "Light Brahma" (I actually think she was a bantam Brahma, since she was SO small), as all...
Why are chicken vaccinations so important? Most chicken raisers ask this question, and simply assume they are unimportant. Chicken vaccinations are actually very important! They insure your flock immunity or some immunity to disease, prevention from chicken disease outbreaks, and facilitate taking care of chickens. (A picture of a Fowl Pox vaccine with the medicine to inject into them in the bottles and the wing web injector in front of them. Picture from: Stromberg’s Hatchery.)...
Although there are many foods that many poultry raiser know chickens cannot eat, like Avocado and Potatoes, there are three foods/beverages commonly fed to chickens that they cannot eat/drink. 1. Caffeine Believe it or not, chickens cannot have caffeine! Let me explain why. When caffeine is drank, it is immediately absorbed. In humans, it stimulates the nervous system, causing them to "wake up" and have more energy. However, because chickens are so small, when they have caffeine,...
Welcome to: Evergreen Creek Farm's Pet Chickens and Production Birds Hello, thank you for visiting my chicken page! I'm chicken CRAZY I personally own 13 chickens, although the rest of my family owns like 15 more. I'll start with my production birds: First there's Stacy: As you can see she's a beautiful White Leghorn pullet. She is a survivor of prolapse, which she got about two months ago. She's a pretty sweet chicken too the other chickens although not to much with me. She's...
Having trouble taking good pictures of your chickens? Or are you getting a myriad of blurry photos? Well, I'm going to give you some ideas, tips, and suggestions on how to take extravagant and amazing photos. First, how can you avoid blurry photos? One helpful thing is too have a camera that takes pictures quickly. If you don't have one, take lots of pictures, that way, at least a few won't be blurry! Also, with the high-tech programs we have these days I'm sure you can get a program that...
Merry Christmas!!!! From my flock to yours! :) Evergreen Creek Farms: Christmas Photo Shoot! Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, in the snow. Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, on a round of wood in the snow. Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, in the snow. Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, on a round of wood in the snow. Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, on the edge of the brooder in the snow. Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, enjoying the snow. Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, looking hansom for the camera B-). Ivan, Mixed Ameraucana, on the edge of the...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Single Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: Heat General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: All colors Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile, strong flier Breed Colors / Varieties: This breed is not standardized yet. The Serama Council of North America has acheived ABA and APA acceptance of the white serama . The currently recognized colors of the SCNA are all...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: V-Shaped Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Bears confinement well,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Mottled, White Breed Details: These are probably the calmest chickens I have so far. They are very like Polish in the fact that they can't see very well because of their crests, but they don't seem to be startled as easily...
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