Tuesday's Tip From Our Junior Blogger
Chicken tending tips straight from the mouth of a Kindergartener!
Selecting a Chicken Breed
Parts of an Egg
Some chicken breeds are good in the cold like the Buff Orpington and the Easter Egger. Some breeds are good in the hot.
You can pick your chicken by it's egg color. You can also pick a chicken by what it looks like.
Some chickens, like Plymouth Rocks, can lay lots of eggs.
Some chickens can be broody like the Orpington. Broody means they want to sit on their eggs all day.
Docile breeds can be the Orpingtons, Ameruacanas, Silkies and Plymouth Rocks. Docile means they want to be held a lot and like to be around people.
For more detail on selecting a chicken breed read the following article by Lisa Steele from Fresh Eggs Daily:
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