We have spoken before of our fondness for literary chickens. And it seems the Mothership (as well as HRH The Prince of Wales) also has a thing for chooks. May we present The Illustrated Guide to Chickens - get thee to a book store, chicken enthusiasts!
Some breeds of chicken have wonderfully eccentric names. For your pleasure, and ours, here are some that took our fancy:
Pencilled HamburgPlymouth RockScots DumpyMarsh DaisyBooted BantamGold Laced PolishFrizzle