But it's a positive side of the recession that there's this whole back-to-basics thing. Just 30 chicken-keepers out of 65 who had volunteered turned out to be suitable, and the survey was carried out in Jan 1, Post 2 of 6. Temperament - docile, gentle, calm, curious, active, aloof, flighty, wary, alert, jumpy, aggressive, noisy, adaptable to confinement or need to range. Duncan Priestner, an egg producer withindoor-reared birds in south Manchester, and chairman of the National Farmers Union poultry boardsays there are real fears that more outdoor birds in more places could mean more diseases. I wouldn't want to be reckless in the face of warnings, and I'm sure there are stupid people out there who don't realise animals need looking after. Point of Lay A young hen just about to come into lay.
Bantam or Standard, heavy breads, medium, or light 3.
Single, pea, V, Cushion, buttercup, Strawberry, Rose different combs will tolerate certain climates better 7. Hen An adult female laying hen over the age of fifteen months. This course covers all aspects of poultry care and management. But are such attacks justified? Select a Learning Method. Hardiness - Heat or cold hardy, robustness, disease resistance.