Bollith Bred Poultry
Specialising in quality, free range poultry, perfect for your backyard
Glossary of Poultry Terms
A miniature chicken, about one-fourth the size of a regular-sized chicken.
A mother hen
A parasitic protozoal infestation, usually occurring in damp, unclean housing.
A medication used to prevent chickens from getting Coccidiosis
A male chicken under one year old
The area which the chickens live
A puff or gathering of feathers on a chickens head, such as the Silkie, Polish or Houdan.
The offspring of a hen and a rooster of two different breeds
Pellets, in crushed form.
Technically a chick that is less than 24 hours old, but often breeders use this term for all their chicks under 7 days old.
A group of chickens living together
Chickens are able to roam at will.
A female chickens
The annual shedding and renewing of a bird's feathers.
Mash that has been compressed into small tubular/pellet shapes.
The offspring of a hen and a rooster of the same breed
A female chicken under one year old
The place where chickens spend the night; the act of resting on a roost; also called a Perch.
A male chicken, sometimes called a Cock
The two red flaps of flesh that dangle under a chicken's chin.