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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: Ornamental Comb: Rose Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Small Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Wild / restless,Flighty Breed Colors / Varieties: White, Black, Silver Spangled, Gold Spangled, Silver Penciled, Gold Penciled Breed Details: Conservation status: Watch Size: Cock 26 oz.; Hen 22 oz. My personal experience with these lovely birds is that they are naturally flighty and like...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Rose Broodiness: Average Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Medium Egg Color: Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Quiet,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Correct Dominique barring is not quite black on not quite white, and the bars are staggered, rather than the parallel and sharply contrasting black and white barring of the Barred Rock. Breed...
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: 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: Ornamental Comb: Single Broodiness: Frequent Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: Medium Egg Size: Small Egg Color: Light Brown or white Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Calm,Bears confinement well,Docile Breed Colors / Varieties: Wheaten, Spangled, Red Pyle, Barred, BB Red, Crele, Black, Self Blue, Blue Breasted Red, Silver Duckwing, Mille Fleur, Blue, Fawn, Brassy Back, Mottled, White, Splash, Quail and Blue 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: Egg Layer Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: Heat General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Small Egg Color: White Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Bears confinement well Breed Colors / Varieties: The White Faced Black Spanish chicken is available in both Bantam and Standard sizes. The only accepted color is the pure black with white faces and earlobes and bright, red comb & wattles. The shiny black plumage should have...
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: 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...
(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: 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: 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....
Welcome to Evergreen Creek Farms Winter (2013-14) Photos shoot! I am a amateur photography who loves chickens, other animals, and nature! So I thought, I'd put the two together and I get this! My current flock: April Dannielle Liz (Elizabeth) Lily Victoria Odysseus Summer Sweety Savannah Please take a look at some of my photos! Enjoy! (: Savannah, my Mille Fleur d'Uccle, sunning herself. Since we don't get a whole lot of sun around here, she's trying to take advantage of the days that we...
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