The Orpington

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 11/29/2017 - 19:34

Orpingtons - The characteristics of the breed

1. Orpingtons are large ornamental birds well suited to showing.
2. They are fluffy with long soft feathers and a variety of colours and types.
3. Orps are good natured and make great pets.Good around children.
4. The males of the species are quiet and well mannered.
5. They have a smallish head with a single medium comb.

Chickens with bleeding bottoms

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 12/12/2017 - 19:39

This is the sort of problem that can have a chicken keeper seeing it for the first time in blind panic. This article contains graphic images.

Luckily bleeding vents in poultry is relatively rare has a few causes that are easily treatable as well as one or two that are not.