Articles from SparkyCrows

I have a very nice pair of partridge bantam wyandottes - beautiful lacing! A little silver / blue laced easter banty who lays olive - green eggs stayed with them. (That's her egg in the far right corner.) Here's "Viandotte" - daughter of the PBW rooster and Opal. She has really nice lacing but not the deep red hues. Her eggs are the same shape as Opal's but not as green. A frizzle cochin was also with them and I hatched a perfect partridge frizzle! A snake ate it :(...
I'm trying to sort out the South American derivative birds I've been working with for the past few years. I use the term "South American" quite loosely since it's a very big place, innumerably fragmented by environmental, cultural, and social situations which have shifted dramatically and abruptly at times. My plan is to use this Member Page to accumulate related resources and my thoughts on the matter. It's going to grow over time. -Alison Here's a basic map of the broad ecosystems in...
At last count I had 20 different potential living areas to house my birds - some dedicated to a specific flock and others for temporarily housing sub-sets of birds. I keep my broodies, my elderly, and my super itty bitties separate from the free-range flocks. There are two free-range houses where harems co-habitat overnight. What space is left over is used for seasonal projects. Here's the run down for May 2014 Bantam Partridge Wyandotte House (Segregated) : BPW rooster, BPW hen,...
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