Tolbunt, means approximately “jazzy”. It is a combination of mottling and a pattern usually lacing as in this pullet. A lovely broad pullet with great set of tail and a good addition to breed blue into Tolbunts or Millefleur. She is for sale. Cockerels also available.
Smart Tolbunt Wyandottes
My tolbunt hens seem to get better with age; the hens often look better than the pullets. The barred tolbunts look very smart. Very bold black and white, it seems to work better than laced tolbunts. Sometimes they have a bit of black spangled pattern about them which all helps to make this tolbunt a dramatic pattern.
30 Chicks and No Broody
I was really panicking because I had 30 chicks hatch and no broody Continue reading Broody Hen to the Rescue
I had a lovely hatch of 30 chicks, several expected varieties,
spangled, black mottled, chocolate mottled, blue mottled, silver pencilled, blue silver, partridge and a complete surprise Continue reading 2016 Unexpected Wyandotte Chick
Partridge Wyandottes are a particularly beautiful variety. Silver pencilled is the silver version of partridge. Both colours also occur in a blue version. They are productive, excellent layers of good size eggs and make characterful pets.
Millefleur means thousand flowers, which is the impression given by this multicoloured pattern. Pullets and cockerels for sale. Lovely type, brilliant layers and lovely easy temperament. They do go broody but not excessively and make wonderful mothers.
According to Clive Carefoot marbled chickdown is characteristic of the genes that contribute to spangling. Continue reading GREAT MARBLED HOPE
Spots, yellow legs, rose comb
Almost there, just about a Wyandotte. Nice little chap very eager to do the biz. Continue reading Silver Spangled Wyandotte
Natural remedy for IBS; useful for dogs with colitis too
My business, Flax Farm produces linseed foods mainly for humans but I have also found it useful for dogs with colitis. Continue reading Linseed (flax) for dogs: colitis & raw diets
Every year I make up a few cardboard broody-coops.
Hutt, Genetics of the Fowl A great read, Available online!