Articles from roostersandhens

Here is a chart of 48 chicken breeds and their egg color. This chart only shows 48 chicken breeds.There are many more breeds. those are 48 breeds and there egg color now you will learn 1 or 2 facts about each one of those breeds! Americana: These birds have a poofy beard and poofy cheeks. They are medium sized with a pea comb. this is a picture of an americana rooster: Ancona: These chickens have a color pattern of black with white spots. These birds are great layers and...
How To Train A Rooster To Be Nice How To Prevent An Aggressive Rooster The easiest thing is to start young and prevent your rooster from ever becoming aggressive. Once they become aggressive, it is a lot harder to train them. Calmness: Roosters will take you as way more of a threat when you aren't calm. Having a stressed out person is the worst thing of all for a rooster. Never hold your rooster when you are stressed out - be calm. Just pick up your rooster, hold him for a little...
How to Tell Your Chicken's Gender Here are some ways to tell the gender of your chicken. When a young chicken begins to get dark red waddles, and a dark red comb, that means they may be a rooster. If all your chickens begin getting dark red combs or waddles, that doesn't mean you have a flock with just boys. This 12 week old Barred Rock rooster has a dark comb: Another way is to look at your chicken's neck feathers. Hens neck feathers are rounded or curved. Rooster's neck feathers are...
The door way, this coop is connected to the barn, inside the barn is another coop. This is the rooster who owns the coop I am showing you We will call this coop Eddy's coop this is Eddy: More of Eddy's coop: Eddy's coop is actually just a shed, we added perches inside and nesting boxes. This is the inside of Eddy's coop: This is my other rooster, Oreo: So this next coop is "Oreo's Coop" Here are the pictures: Oreo's coop is inside a barn, this 1st picture is the barn the rest are the...
I have found that so many people would LOVE to rescue battery hens, but they just don't know where to get them from! So, if you are interested in rescuing battery hens this is the place for you! There are many farms, but if you live near SLO California then contact me, for I am the owner of a battery hen rescue! You may add battery hen farms, battery hen rescues or animal rescues that save battery hens to the list. Thanks for your interest in rescuing these poor hens. This will be a good...
Here you will learn 25 foods chickens like. (This is not in a oder of what they like more or less just a regular list) 1. Persimine 2. Red Plumb 3. White Plumb 4. Fresh Corn 5. Popcorn 6. Grapes 7. Yogurt. Here is a picture of chickens eating yogurt sorry sideways: 8. Sunflower Seeds 9. Tomato 10. Cooked Oatmeal 11. Meal Worms 12. Most Cereal 13. Bead 14. Lettus 15. Nuts 16. Most Bugs 17. Grass 18. Pancakes 19. Cherrie Tomatoes 20. Pasta 21. Apple...
Here are useful facts when owning a broody hen. Some Breeds That Make Good Broody Hens Orpington Australorp Cochin Easter Egger Silkie [URL]http://blog.mcmurrayhatchery.com/2011/08/23/which-chicken-breeds-are-the-most-likely-to-go-broody/[/URL] There are other broody breeds, the breeds above are just suggested breeds when in search of a broody. Breeds That Rarely Go Broody Rhode Island Red Leghorn Barred Rock...
Do chickens talk to each other? Many people believe that they don't. Are they correct? Nope! Chickens do communicate with one another. This experiment was done by a scientist. He took a recording of a certain chicken's noise and played it back to the flock. The flock begin to look at the ground, as if they were searching it. Mainly roosters and broody hens make this sound. It means "Food is here!" If you have a rooster you may be familiar with this sound. If you do have a rooster toss some...
This is Scribble my pretty 3 month old rooster. He is a Americauna X Barred Rock X Blue Cochin X Black Australorp. Scribble is a sweet boy! He loves to be held! He makes the cutest noises!!! He's looking like he is going to have his daddy's look. This is Pip my other 3 month old rooster: Pip is a bit aggressive, bites. I love him anyways! He is VERY strong! This is Puff my 3 month old hen: Puff is really cute! Her puffy cheeks are just adorable! She is so sweet! I lover her so much! I...
These are all my chickens, I have 41. 7 roosters the rest are hens. Here's my flock: This is Oreo my Cochin X Barred Rock, he is very sweet, he acts like a Cochin, not a Barred Rock. He is has the fluffiest feet ever! He is the silliest boy ever! This is him when he was younger (right after we got him): This is Olive she is a Black Australorp hen. She is my sweetest hen ever! She is beautiful too! (in my opinion): This is Olive with her adorable chicks when she was broody, her chicks are...
Eddy is an Americauna rooster! He is the sweetest little boy! He treats his girls like each one is a princess! My other rooster, not so much. He loves to sit on the fence :) He is a great rooster!
Snapple, is special in my opinion. She is incredibly smart! Just so smart! All chickens are smart, but she seems to be specially bright! I didn't even try to teach Snapple her name, she figured it out herself! After I saw her learn her name, I thought well, maybe I could teach her more! I recently started training her, using raw unsalted, out of the shell sunflower seed as treats. She has learned to come on my lap on command so far. I will continue to teach her more. She is a very nice hen....
Hi! Please join The Coyotes Rp! All welcome! Please PM me to join. Include your form in the PM. Thanks! There are 5 packs of coyotes, you may be the leader of one as long as it is not taken. Once all the packs have leaders (Must be male coyote leaders) we can start to Rp. RULES: 1. No slaughter talk 2. No offensive material, if you think it may offend someone don't say it! 3. Be nice, always listen to others speaking 4. No foul language 5. Keep the thread family friendly 6. All BYC rules...
------------------------------------ A Reminder Of Our Rules.. This is @roostersandhens and @Frindizzle 's RP. Neither of us are mods, but full owners of the RP. Please listen to both of us. Whatever either of us says goes. * All BYC rules apply * No cussing * Do not kill another persons character without permission * If you are having a problem with another RPer, discuss it through a PM. * Other than @Frindizzle and @roostersandhens , no one can have more than one flock leader. * Be...
WELCOME TO THE CHICKEN PICTURE OF THE DAY! PM me (roostersandhens) a picture of any one of your chickens, and she/he may get Picture Of The Day!!! All breeds aloud, even mixes!!! The picture will be judged by the chicken, and by the picture quality. Please put the picture size as large in the PM, thanks! Today's Picture of The Day Is... This picture was picture of the day on 9/19/2014 Picture by Frindizzle Today's Picture of The Day Is... This picture was/is picture of the day on...
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