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Vaulted Skulls In Silkies

Vaulted Skulls In Silkies

A vaulted skull is a hole or unclosed portion of bone in the top portion of the Silkie’s skull. This genetic trait was introduced into silkies via crosses with the Polish breed of chickens. The Polish were bred into Silkies to improve crest size. Often chickens are bred to another breed to get new colors, traits and types.

Chicken Palooza in Elkins, WV On  Oct.1st

Chicken Palooza in Elkins, WV On Oct.1st

The Chicken Palooza is this weekend in Elkins, WV. It will be held at the Tractor Supply Company at 800 BEVERLY PK – Elkins, WV. 26241 and start at 8:00am.

Video – From Egg To Chick

Video – From Egg To Chick

Cool YouTube video that shows how chicks develop in the egg, all the way from day one.

WV Chickenstock at Gower’s Feed in Ranson, WV.

WV Chickenstock at Gower’s Feed in Ranson, WV.

West Virginia Chickenstock is a buy/sell/trade event where anyone is welcome to buy and anyone is welcome to show up that morning and sell.

Cochin Chickens

Cochin Chickens

The most distinctive feature of the Cochin is the excessive plumage that covers the leg and foot. They are cute puff balls of feathers.

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