Minorca Chicken Breed

Minorca chickens are slender-built, Spanish chickens that originated in the Mediterranean… Continue Reading

Polish Chicken Breed

Above: Golden-Laced Polish Pullet (immature hen)

Polish chickens, similar to Crevecoeurs, are adorned with ornate crests. Contrary to what the name might lead one to believe, Polish chickens are not known to have originated in Poland…  Continue Reading

The Peeps & the Pets

Funny Cat & Chicken
Above: Dusty & Shadow

I love watching my chickens when they interact with other animals… Chickens are very curious creatures and when they meet new animals, the exchange is often rather amusing (particularly with chicks and young chickens)…

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Vent Pasting in Chicks: Causes & Treatment

Vent pasting is a common issue with young chicks. Vent pasting is completely curable. However, it is often the result of stress or other health issues. Such problems may cause re-occurent vent-pasting if gone un-checked. In this article, I will be providing the causes of vent pasting as well as how to treat it…  Continue Reading

My Crested Peeps

After the euthanasia of one of my beloved Buff Orpington chickens, My Dad promised me that I could get any breed of chicken I wanted that spring… Literally. As long as I got one that was not prone to health problems or difficult to care for…

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