Our rooster, Rupert, settling down for the evening. His hens go in the coop... he grabs a tree to stand watch. He will be crowing by 4 am, sun up, or no sun up. :)
he Polish (Also called the Poland) is a European breed of chicken known for its crest of feathers. The English language name of these birds is a misnomer, as they do not originate in the country of Poland. Instead, the oldest accounts of crested chickens comes from the Netherlands
Chicken Breeds Ideal for Backyard Pets and Eggs : Outdoors : Home & Garden Television/partridge silkie
Choose the Right Breeds for You The American Poultry Association recognizes 62 breeds. Heather opted for medium-size hens known to lay three to five eggs a week, though she admits that egg color influenced her selections, too: “I love the mix of pretty hues!” Mypetchicken.com makes it easy to choose birds based on hardiness, size, and, yes, egg color—and sells day-old chicks for $3 to $8 each.