Thursday, April 25Food Security Matters

Tag: chicken with afros

Afro Chickens: 10 Crested Chicken Breeds

Afro Chickens: 10 Crested Chicken Breeds

Poultry
Crested chickens or chickens with extravagant hairstyles are true show birds.  They are also called "afro chickens" because of their afro-look hairstyle. Almost anyone would enjoy having some of these chickens in their home, but how do you decide? There is not a wide variety of breeds with crowns, but we will try to list the best options. Crested chickens come in different types of colors and sizes. In general, these types of chickens need special care against predators, because the feathers on their crest make it difficult for them to see everything around them. Also, all breeds with feathered crests need a special waterer so that their comb feathers do not get wet (or freeze) when they drink. The following chickens sport a unique look and honestly, they have extremely fun hairstyle...