Now most chicken fanciers are well acquainted with the Chinese Silkie and for those of you, who aren’t, welcome to the wonderful world of keeping these fluffy poultry. Continue reading Chinese Silkies
Number 3 – Better late than never 😉
Q: My Chicken I think is supposed to have yellow legs but they are not, can I make them yellow?
A: There is no way to change for example grey or white chook legs to yellow. Breeders ofte Continue reading Chook Q&A September
These are in no particular order from last Saturday’s ABC612 talkback and questions that came through my website and facebook page the following week.
So last Saturday I had the pleasure of stepping into the hot seat at the ABC radio studio and have a chat about chooks and take listeners calls regarding some of the issues that they are having with their feathered friends. As expected there are always some questions that can have one a bit stumped.
Chickens, just like any other animals need a balanced diet, a mixture of protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. Why are greens so important? You may ask. It makes the yolks more yellow, delivers vital vitamins such as vitamin A to your birds, as well as calcium, phosphorus and protein, just to name a few. Continue reading Growing Great Gourmet Greens for your Girls