Articles from K-12 Chickens

My very first chickens I ever got was in 2010 from some friends with extra pullets from a hatchery order: 2 Buff Orpingtons, 2 ISA Browns, 2 Silver-Laced Wyandottes, 1 California Grey Leghorn and 1 Ameraucana. The Orpingtons, Wyandottes, and ISA Browns are still around today. In 2011, I added a Black Star pullet and in 2012, raised 5 Barred Plymouth Rocks and 5 Cherry Eggers (1 of the Cherry Eggers disappeared and the other died last month or so of a possibly internally-laid egg). This year,...
Chicken Breed Info: Breed Purpose: Dual Purpose Comb: Single Broodiness: Seldom Climate Tolerance: All Climates General Egg Info: Egg Productivity: High Egg Size: Large Egg Color: Light Brown Breed Temperament: Friendly,Easily handled,Bears confinement well,Docile,Curious Breed Colors / Varieties: White, Partridge, Buff, Barred, Blue, Columbian, Silver Penciled, Black. Breed Details: I have found that this breed is friendlier than other breeds, mine always come running and they imprinted...
This year in March, I was able to raise four Silkies, two d'Uccles and three Easter Eggers (and some Cornish Rocks, but that's another story) I acquired from a Tractor Supply store in town and another a little further away. Unfortunately, I lost a white Silkie cockerel in June, but the rest have all remained healthy and well. As of now, they have all integrated into the flock and the Silkies and Easter Eggers are producing eggs (and the cockerels are, well, being cockerels). The names of...
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