Female domestic turkeys are referred to as hens, and the chicks may be called poults or turkeylings. In the United States, the males are referred to as toms, while in the United Kingdom and Ireland, males are stags.
Guineas usually start laying in March or April and may continue to lay until October. A hen from a carefully managed flock may lay 100 or more eggs a year. Breeders generally produce well for two or three years. They can be kept four to five years in
The muscovy duck breed is popular as a backyard forager with limited flight instincts as they typically will not travel long distances. While the muscovy has truly spectacular foraging abilities, they are known for their aggressive behavior.
With all the positive attributes that the Pekin brings to the table and farm, it is no wonder it is the most popular breed of duck once again; but with this resurgance also comes the down side for the future of this special duck, the commercial facto
To begin, she crossed an Indian Runner that was an exceptional layer with a Rouen of good size. Later, she bred the resulting offspring with a Mallard to develop hardiness in her breed. Next, Mrs. Campbell wanted a particular buff coloration, so she