For those of you that buy grains/seeds for either a treat or as a staple to your mix, what are you paying and for how much, also where do you get them (store, feed store, feed mill, online)?
Also I would prefer prices for just standard grains if at all possible but IF they are organic or...
I'm looking for good links on "fermented" poultry feed. I need ones that link to studies and has information on the feed to water ratio along with fermentation time.
I have seen and read --
Has anyone bought either Broad breasted Cornish Cross, White Cornish Rock Giant (non hybrid broiler strain) or Red Cornish from Myers Poultry Farm in P.A.?
How was the Co. to work with, and what were there birds like?
I have seen some confusion with the Blue plumage color so I will try to list the different "Blues" that can found on chicken with pictures and a short description of that Blue.
Try to bare with me this might take some time.
Disclaimer pictures posted were found on the internet and are not my...
I know that there was more than one post asking "what is the largest breed of chicken so when I found this photo on another form and had to post it here.
He (the chicken) weighs in at 8.5kg (18.7392923 lbs) and was said to be a Asil. This bird makes a Jersey Giant look small.
(Not My Bird)...
Was the Self Blue/ Lavender Silkie attempt to gain acceptance this week at Ohio Nationals?
I herd that the Self Blue/ Lavender Silkie was attempt to gain acceptance but that the APA and ABA agreed that it will be accepted as a Self Blue Silkie. Lavender Silkie was not an...
Here is a list of some helpful links.
American Poultry Association
American Bantam Association
The APA/ABA Youth Program
The National 4H Website
The National FFA Website
American Livestock Breed Conservancy
The Poultry Diseases Network
Poultry Breeding and Genetics
Rhode Island Red Club...
I have seen some of the newbies asking questions about different parts of the chicken so here are some diagrams I have found on the net. on the chicken anatomy. I hope that it helps some of the newbies out....
This comb consists of a single leader from base of beak to a cup-shaped...
This one of the silkie we hatched last year. He is still a cockerel (10 months old ) and lacks in good foot feathering but that might be do to free ranging all winter...
I believe that he could use improvement on crest, beard and tail but might just be me.. So what do you all think..
I found this some time ago and thought I post it here.
I take no part in wrighting this!
WATER: Birds can live longer without food than without water. Lack of a consistant supply of fresh water hinders the growth of...
OK this is a 16 week old Black Standard Cochin Cockerel. I would like to know the Pros. and Cons of this bird and I would like to know if he is worth holding on to and breeding/ showing next year.. I know that he has a lot of growing/ filling out to do..