Articles from jenjscott

The Cage Page I decided on Japanese Bantams to raise for show, along with my large fowl Buckeyes. Japanese come with their own set of housing problems. Their short legs, long tails and wing dragging make conventional housing problematic. After consulting with Japanese breeders, I came up with a concept for my cages. The cages should be solid except for the front to avoid tail feather damage. They should be tall enough for the tail. They should have a solid bottom to use litter for...
Mosquito Beach Poultry So I wanted to get some chickens. DH said I shouldn't get any chickens until I had the pen and coop built. But it was winter and raining, very difficult to build a pen or coop. My friend said DH had it all wrong, get the chickens, and the pen and coop would follow so........ First I got Red star chicks, then I got bantam chicks, OEG, BTW Japanese, and Sebrights. All was well and good, it would be a while before they could...
So I spent most of the rest of the year raising and enjoying my chickens. My red stars proved to be calm, friendly, prolific egg layers. The roosters (why did I get straight run?) were better for the table than I expected. My first incubator hatching and I was hooked [URL]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3572/3426618894_401d1a1280_m.jpg[/URL] [URL]http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3572/3426618894_401d1a1280.jpgoeg[/URL] and ss by jenjscott, on Flickr...
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