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Punnet Squares Thank you Sonoran Silkies, Tadkerson and Henk69 For answering my questions How do punnett squares work? A few answers: It shows the possibilities of the offspring from two parents with known genotypes. The ones with 4 outcomes are taking into account one gene. Those with more outcomes take into account multiple genes. Anyways for one gene it has a column or row for each parent and the choices of genes to contribute to the offspring. In each intersection of a row and...
This is courtesy of Buff Hooligans. These are not my chickens bear in mind. Chickens love treats, it can also be used to train and tame them. CHICKEN TREATS This is a list of everything you can feed a chicken. However, everybody's chickens have their own tiny brains full of likes and dislikes, so while one person's chickens may come running for grapes or watermelon, another person's chickens may turn up their pointy little beaks at it. Anything on this list is worth a try. Your comments...
Dear Reader, Currently I do not keep any poultry. Let me introduce you to my life so far with poultry. I’m --- years old, and ever since I was four I always wanted to own a duck, goose or chicken. A friend of my parents, Oom Piet kept lots of chickens, and some geese. Since he was in the same town as us I always came to visit and to care for his chickens, and geese. I continually told myself I would have chickens one day. Last year my sister Yvonne, (who has moved to Oz)introduced us to a...
Dear BYCers, I'm a coop enthusiast, and always seraching for easy ways to construct chicken coops, thus I've decided to start a series of coop ideas which might help the odd person choose the right coop. In this chapter we'll be looking at the "Gypsy Chicken Coop" idea. How did you get the idea of a Gypsy Coop? .Well it started when I was browsing through some classifieds, and a caravan was for sale. Then the idea popped into my brain. How about a Gypsy or Caravan coop? It would make an...
Cochin Lavendar, Black and White Created by Bantimna Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: Bantam Cochins are a gentle,loving and docile breed. They come in many colours including: black,white,partridge,gold laced,lavender and blue there are much more colours available but those are to name a few. Hens generally lay moderately well considering they are bantams.They are exellent mothers and care takers,because of their feathered feet they don't destroy gardens so easily....
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