The Boschveld Chicken – Everything You Need to Know

ORIGIN OF THE BREED The Boschveld Indigenous Chicken was bred by a farmer named Michael Bosch as a way to deal with the tick problem he was having with his cattle. The Boschveld chicken was bred from crosses between three types of free-range breeds, that is Venda, Ovambo and Matabele indigenous chickens. The farmer was trying to create a free-range breed of chicken that would eat the ticks that infested his cattle at watering holes. GENERAL DESCRIPTION Boschveld chickens are Read More …