Excellent explanations and photo support. This is an area I am definitely struggling with! I really appreciate this and will "practice, practice, practice" as you suggest. Thank you for taking the time to help.
This article works systematically through the things to look for when trying to work out the breed and gender of a chicken. The illustrations are well chosen and labelled to support the text. There are links to further useful resources e.g. comb types. There are tips for how to practice and hone your skills when you are ready to give it a try. All in all, it is a very informative article that really encourages the reader to have a go!