Origins & Characteristics

The chicken is a type of domesticated fowl, being one of the most common and widespread domesticated species with a population of over 19 billion. There are a number of different breeds, ours being Sussex Reds. Adult male chickens are known as cockerels or roosters and adult females are hens.

All about Henry, Henmione, Cosmo & Luna

We have four chickens at the farm including one cockerel and three hens. All of them are different breeds – Barred Plymouth Rock, Buff Orpington, Black Copper Maran and Exchequer Leghorn – all with their own characteristics that make them unique. Two of them we incubated and hatched from eggs ourselves. Our students loved being part of this process and watching them grow!”

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