Chicken genetics studies confirm amazing resilience to local diseases in African chickens, providing productive gains to smallholders raising native heritage chicken breeds.
Are chickens smart? Research reveals that they learn fast, feel emotions, have good memories, and use complex logic and social tactics.
Chick and duckling imprinting has important psychological effects on the individual bird and the flock, so it is important to get it right from the start.
Bresse chickens are France’s best tasting meat chickens. Much of their flavor is due to the unique geography they freely range over, as well as traditional feeding and husbandry methods.
Chicken welfare is an important consideration within chicken husbandry. We need to know chickens’ needs in order to raise them to be healthy and productive.
Chickens are sensitive to their environment, motivations, and sense of well-being. Happy chickens cope better with changes and challenges, whereas distressed birds may easily go downhill.