Articles from Kat's Silly Chickens

Kat's Silly Chickens We decided to get chickens after Mom saw a white chicken with fluff on it's head on TV. That was August 30th 2010, and 2 weeks later we picked up 6 chicks from Ideal Poultry. 2 Sultans, 2 Partridge Cochins, 2 Barred Rocks. The smallest Sultan passed 4 days later, and I felt bad, so for 3 weeks I worked on convincing Dad to let us get Mom another Sultan. He finally agreed so we looked at the online order again and picked out not only 1 Bantam Sultan, but also a Blue...
Japanese Grey-tail Buff Japanese Sultan Created by Kat's Silly Chickens Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: Our cross-breed is a mix of Sultan Roo and Black-tail Buff Japanese Bantam Hen. The chicks turned out being between the pair in looks, color, and size. They all have a Mohawk crest on their heads, and feathered Legs. Hens are Light Buff with Light Grey Tail and Cream Single-comb, the Roos are Darker Buff with Black tails and Red V-comb. They have the Sultan docile...
Plymouth Rock Barred Created by Kat's Silly Chickens Breed Information, Comments, and Experience with breed: I have 2 Barred Rocks and they are silly birds, they love attention, enjoy messing up the water/food with pine chips, and bounce around chest butting the cage mates. At 5 weeks they love to be held, so I think they will continue to be silly very friendly chickens. Gender Age Thumb Description / Information Female 2 day Both pullets, a little skittish at first, but easily handled...
We had to put the 2 Sultans and 1 Black-tail Buff Japanese Bantam outside. So we built them a nice secure Mini Coop and Run... Dad framed it out and added the floor... Then decided to add a double pane window, and put on the front and side outside walls. On went the roof boards... and the insulation and inner walls... Finished off with the outside wall and people door... Mini coop complete and view of front vent window... 2 views of the side vent windows... The chickens...
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