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Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Egg Layer Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Large Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Wild / restless,Flighty,Bears confinement well,Noisy,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: Tipped Breed Details: Males can reach 6 1/2 lbs. Females are excellent layers and they are a good forager and flyer. They lay white to cream coloured eggs and you can still get white eggs to those with red...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Egg Layer Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Flighty,Bears confinement well,Noisy Breed Colors / Varieties: Blue / Black / Splash Breed Details: Hardy, early great layers. Very active and talkative. Great foragers, best at free range but bears confinement in large open coops with large outdoor run. Combs on roosters get large and...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Pea Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Low Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Aggressive,Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Black breasted red, wheaten, dark, spangled, and white, duckwing, blue breasted red, and black. Breed Details: Asils are very muscular birds. Their feathers are hard, short and the...
(The common Avian Influenza virus under a microscope.) Avian Influenza, also known as Influenza, Bird Plague, AI, or Avian Flu, is a worldwide virus, birds being the carriers. It is the most dangerous virus known, to any animal. Avian Influenza is extremely lethal, wide-spreading, and commonly has acute symptoms; it is a virus every chicken raiser and non-chicken raiser should know well. This virus is wide-spreading and makes chickens drop like flies. Avian Influenza’s main carriers are...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: ornamental Comb: Single Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: Tolerant in cold weather. General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Poor Egg Size: small Egg Color: light brown to white Breed Temperament: Friendly, docile, easily handled, quiet, Breed Colors / Varieties: Buff, Lace, Black, White, Mottled, Lemon Blue, Etc. Breed Details: Cock should be about 30 oz and hens should be about 26 oz. The Cochin breed was imported to England from China in...
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
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Rose Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Small Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Aggressive,Friendly,Easily handled Breed Colors / Varieties: This Breed has 14 recognized varieties: Quail, Black, Self Blue, Blue, Mottled, Cuckoo, Mille Fleur, Blue Quail, Buff, BBR, Porcelain, White, Colombian and Buff Colombian. Breed Details: Some males can be very...
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....
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Pea Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: Cold General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Dark, light, and buff Breed Details: Buff- The beautiful golden bodies with black tails make a really beautiful chicken Light-The baby chicks have a gray colored tint to them and as adults, are pure white with black reck...
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: Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly, non-aggressive Breed Colors / Varieties: No Variations in color, but also available as a Bantam. Breed Details: I have raised and bred Buckeye chickens since 2007, NPIP 43-694. After an entire year of researching what chicken would be best suited to our ever changing weather...
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: Egg Layer Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Friendly,Flighty Breed Colors / Varieties: Campines come in silver and golden varieties. Breed Details: The name is pronounced kam-peen. Coloring: Campines have a solid colored head and hackles (either gold or white depending on variety) and the body is barred with iridescent beetle...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: Heat General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Flighty,Shy to quite trusting Breed Colors / Varieties: Black-tailed buff. Breed Details: Also known as Buff Catalana, or Catalana del Prat Leonada, or just Prat. Eggs vary from white to light cream or light pinkish. Body from light buff to golden-red, tail iridescent greenish-black. Legs not...
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.)...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Single Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: Cold General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: White, Blue, Black, Buff, Red, Partridge and various other newer colors, Splash Breed Details: My personal experience with the standard aka Giant Cochin, is that they are friendly, docile, easily...
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