Blood feathers are new feathers that aren’t done growing in that have a direct blood supply. It’s the beginning of the feathers life, when new feathers come in they look like porcupine quills. They’re called pin feathers or blood feathers.
The other day I was talking to my boyfriend about ordering chickens online and how I couldn’t finish my order until I decided on turkeys. He looked at me like I just told him I was going to order a space ship via Amazon prime and pop over to Jupiter for dinner on Tuesday. It […]
I went back and forth on writing this. You may not know this but there is a lot of controversy in chicken keeping, and I usually avoid starting fights. Obviously I decided to get involved so here is my opinion on lights in the chicken coop and a few reason why I will always use them.
I love my Silver Spangled Appenzeller Spitzhauben chickens, they’re like an improved version of Polish chickens. And I really mean that in the nicest way. I had three gold laced polish hens and it didn’t end well, they all met untimely deaths. One was picked to death by her flock mates out of the blue […]
Every winter I look forward to the chicken catalogs. I love flipping through, looking at the pictures, reading the descriptions and figuring out what I’d get if I had infinite money and space. Sadly I find both of those things in short supply so I have to cut back on my list. If you’ve ever […]