a story from my childhood, growing up in the 1950's. Every year we watched chickens on our local smallholding grow from day old chicks to oven ready.
I just purchased three bantam Dorking chickens and want to tell you all about them. Learn more about Dorking chickens.
Anyone who keeps pet chickens can save a bit on feed, and can get rid of some kitchen, and garden, waste, by feeding certain left over people foods to their birds.
It might surprise some people to know that chickens make excellent pets. Certain breeds are very friendly, and hens will lay eggs. If let loose in your yard they will also make a point of eating bugs. Learn more about keeping chickens as pets.
A flat top for a lighter program.ready to try.it is very good food
A short history of the chicken and a delicious chicken and leek recipe
In what many might view with some suspicion, clinical trials by this innovative team employ tobacco plants to produce vaccines - quite cheaply apparently - in weeks rather than months, and since a single plant can do 50 doses.
Sweet and sour dishes could be one of the most favorite dishes in the world. We would like to give acknowledgement to the excellent Chinese cooking tradition for the creation of this classic recipe. Many of us have tasted this kind of homemade dish with its sweet and sour base.
A play about a simple egg and how it reduced a father to a blithering fool.
First there is Jet, not a significant name for an alpha male cat, but don't dare be mislead by the toned down kind of name, since when it suits him, he can howl like a banshee! Able to send most challengers scurrying in every which direction. Jet has managed to dodge every reckless ca...
Many people wish to end suffering of animals but do not know where to start. One thing you can do to end the suffering of millions of hens is by selecting eggs that were not created using cruel battery farms.
An article covering the necessity of having your own chicken coop in place to keep your chickens safe.
Sharing a passion for back garden chicken keeping, free range and stress free....
Raising chickens and keeping them in a healthy environment can prove to be quite a job if not approached in the right way. This article looks at a few basic principals.
Raising chickens will involve them being housed. Building a chicken coop can be an option for this.
A bit of advice when it comes to building your own chicken coop and what to avoid.
On July 12, 2011, my wife's bantam cochin hen hatched a brood of chicks. This is our first time with chicks so I wanted to share some cute pictures of them with you.
This is a story of a hen which lived with us for about five years when I was living with my parents in my Village called Choutkur in Medak District of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Some people will tell you that chicken eggs are a chicken's abortions, or they are a chickens “period”. They might also tell you that eggs are chicken fetuses. This is to try to scare you off eating eggs. None of these things are true, read why.
~drifting down that rat hole~he don’t want to go there alone~so he invents superman~trades women sex for drugs~gets the boys that way too~the world is his his stage is his world~everybody wants to see it~make him run~run away~die rockstar die~
Just relfecting on those days, when children saw the work of nature. Not so common today.
There is something very different about the Silkie Chicken. Not only are they friendly fluffy birds, but they have blue/black skin and flesh, blue earlobes (yes chickens have earlobes), blue/black bones, and these chickens even an extra toe.
A growing trend among suburbanites is backyard chicken farming. Advantages to keeping laying hens include natural pest control, organic fertilizer and of course, eggs.
My wife and I do not own a dog, although both have had lots of experience with dogs. Since moving to the country we have had a different pet, one that many people might not have considered. Yes, Chickens make better pets than dogs. Let us compare owning of a pet dog to owning pet c...
When I first moved to the country one of the things my wife and I wanted was some free range hens and perhaps pheasants. But where do you buy such pet birds? Learn where to buy these types of farmyard birds and what age to buy.