Bird > Male

Queen Victoria and Her Chickens

1 month ago   |   By Ornithology

Shipping Label
According to The Illustrated Book of Poultry Queen Victoria was captivated by watching her seven chickens in their custom enclosure.While royalty are not known for admiring poultry as do farmers, in 1842 Queen Victoria started what would become an international craze for fancy chickens, just because they were beautiful to look at.
Cochin Chicken
These were Cochin chickens or “Cochin China Fowl.” They're attractive birds, weighing up to a hefty 11 pounds with soft and voluminous plumage with long and loose feathers. The feathers on its legs are one of the most distinctive...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Male      Bird      Birds      Poultries      Poultry      Males      Chicken  


Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

Birds of Malaysia - Covering Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysian Borneo and Singapore

When you think of the best birding in the south of Asia, it is Malaysia that comes to mind, although you are likely not to even think of the country as such: you are dreaming... Read more ...