Articles from Clucksworth12

Most all of us here on BYC have chickens and those that don't are planning and learning to get some. But I will say this, and I only wish it had came to me before I started my flock years ago! Chickens are often something people see around Easter and think, "Oh, my son would love a cute little chick!" They buy the chick and it is all but to soon when it begins to grow, they no longer want it. The same things happens to old he's who have many years hopefully left, but just do not lay eggs...
Chinese Geese The Chinese breed is a descendant of the wild swan goose, like it's cousin, the African. It is a very good duel purpose breed, as well as an excellent guard animal. Today, Chinese geese are becoming more common on some farms than dogs! Why? Due to their loud and gregarious nature, they are quick to alert the farmer and other animals of predators and intruders. I have found it always good to have a goose or two in the flock during free ranging time, two or three geese will make...
Alot of chickens have names based on their combs, right? And for other unique traits of their breed, or even where and how they The silkies for instance- wait- do I need to elaborate on that? I think their name says enough. Then their is the rosecomb, the Jersey GIANT, sebright, Rhode Island reds, Rhode Island whites, Sumatras, Javas, California Grays, khaki Campbell, and call ducks. But I want to tell you about a breed that you may or may not know alot about. The Devil bird. Wait, let me...
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