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Breed Profile: The Chantecler

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Class: American

Origin: Quebec

Comb Type: Cushion

Egg Color: Brown

Skin Color: Yellow

The Chantecler is listed as critically endangered by… 574 more words

Breed Profile: The Buckeye

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Class: American

Origin: Ohio

Comb Type: Pea

Egg Color: Brown

Skin Color: Yellow

Buckeyes were created by Nettie Metcalf from Warren, Ohio in 1896. 495 more words

Tues 19th May 2015: Newly-hatched Chick

Back home and straight into the important business of Faverolle hatching.

A great deal of thought went into the date that we put the eggs into the incubator and I must say my calculations worked out perfectly, with this our first-born chick of 2015 arriving into the world less than 24hrs after my plane touched down at a rather rainy Belfast International.   20 more words

Chickens

Diatomaceous Earth 101

What is diatomaceous earth?

Diatomaceous earth is made from the fossilized remains of tiny, aquatic organisms called diatoms. Their skeletons are made of a natural substance called silica. 176 more words

Gardening

Meat Bird Update: 7 weeks

Y’all, these are seven week old meat birds. Don’t they look nice? They will be around here one more week; my dad set up a tentative appointment next Saturday for the inevitable butchering. 218 more words

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Doing what needs to be done.

* WARNING – if you are a vegetarian,  you may want to skip this post.

My beautiful rooster got to be a problem – he would not leave my hens alone, he was constantly mounting them.  895 more words

Chickens