An Introduction to Chickens
Showing in 4-H and entering Showmanship and unsure of what to expect, feel free to take a peep at this page which discusses common questions and bathing chickens.
Chickens don't need much to keep them comfortable but they do need a few few things in their coop.
Chickens are very social and have established a pecking order to sort themselves out however one shouldn't simply drop a new bird in as that could lead to disastrous results, read for a few strategies on introducing the new chickens.
What is a class, breed, variety and strain and whats the difference between these commonly confused terms. Also, features a list of large fowl breeds and their corresponding class.
What is a bantam or a true bantam and, what do I need to do to raise and take care of them?
I have been involved with the Chicago County Poultry Bowl team for nine years and over the years I have made a number of different fact sheets some of which I have decided to put online for everyone to hopefully learn something new from.