Articles from BantamFan4Life

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...
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...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Rose Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Easily handled,Bears confinement well,Noisy,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: blue,black,splash,black breasted red,blue red,brassy back,brown red,lemon blue,mottled,red pyle,wheaten,white Breed Details: These birds have been a pleasure to raise. Rosecombs take a considerable amount of time...
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: Flighty,Calm,Bears confinement well,Noisy,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: white, light brown, dark brown, black, blue, buff, Columbian, buff Columbian, barred, exchequer and silver Breed Details: I love Leghorns! They are great layers, beautiful birds, and if raised right very friendly....
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Wild / restless,Flighty,Bears confinement well,Noisy,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: There are several recognized colors of the Japanese Bantam, such as Black, Black or Blue Tailed white, White, Blue, Black Tailed Buff, Buff Columbian, Birchen or Grey, Cuckoo. Frizzles of any color,...
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: 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...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Any recognised colour. Breed Details: Kept mostly for their ornamental value, frizzles actually makes good multi purpose chickens with the cockerels reaching 7 lb in and hens are reliable...
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...
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: Flighty,Noisy,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: White Crested : Black, Blue, Cuckoo, Choc. Solid : Black, Blue, White, Cuckoo Laced : Silver, Golden, Buff Other : Tolbunt, Crele Breed Details: Along with the vibrant color array that the breed already has, Breeders are constantly making...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: Heat General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Brown Breed Temperament: Aggressive,Friendly,Not bear confinementwell,Flighty,Easily handled Breed Colors / Varieties: ranges from slighty lighter than RIR to light red. Single comb and yellow legs. Sun can lighten their red color. Breed Details: Their feathers can be brittle and don't do well in extremly cold temps....
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Ornamental Comb: Pea Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm Breed Colors / Varieties: The American Poultry Association recognizes Black Breasted Red, White, and Black. Breed Details: Cubalaya are a magnificent and beautiful specimen. The breed exhibits an upright stately carriage, fierce bay colored eyes, and a...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Egg Layer Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Small Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Flighty,Bears confinement well,Shy Breed Colors / Varieties: Silver lakenvelder: black white black; blue white blue; brown white brown are being created. Buff white buff are being created but it is not a lakenvelderpattern genetically. Vorwerk is the Dutch breed with the black gold black...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Large Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Silver-Gray Colored Red White Breed Details: Even though above it says that dorkings are single-combed, the White variety has a rose comb. The Dorking has three unusual characteristics. They have five toes instead of the usual...
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...
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