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Chicken addition

by Heidi on September 21st, 2010
 
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Sunday saw us visiting a chicken sale and adding a few more chickens. The plan is to try different breeds and different crosses to find our perfect meat bird.

We added a trio of Buff Brahma’s …

Buff Brahma rooster Buff Brahma hen

… and a White Laced Red Cornish rooster and hen, and a Dark Cornish hen.

White Laced Red Cornish hen White Laced Red Cornish rooster Dark Cornish hen

The Cornish, otherwise known as Indian Game, are heavy, muscular birds and are often crossed with other breeds to enhance meat production. Brahma’s are very large, hardy bird known for their calmness, edibility and egg laying.

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1 Comment

  1. Who knew chickens were so pretty!

    Comment by Chriss — September 22, 2010 @ 7:18 am

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