Geeeettt em. Silkies are one of the most recommended birds for kids. They are less "flighty" than other birds, and can develop a close relationship with their owners if cared for and handled properly. They are often called the "puppy dogs" of the chicken world.
Fowl pox is a highly contagious viral infection in poultry that causes painful sores on a chicken's skin. Also referred to as Avian Pox, Sorehead, Avian Diphtheria and Chicken Pox, it is unrelated to human chicken pox and cannot be contracted by people from birds. Fowl pox occurs in two forms, Dry and Wet pox and while there is no cure, Fowl Pox can be prevented and the symptoms, treated.
The beautiful Jet Black Chicken(Ayam Cemani). The breed originated from the island of Java, Indonesia. The birds are completely black: black plumage with a greenish shine, black legs and toe nails, black beak and tongue, black comb and wattles, black meat and bones and even dark organs. Despite many rumours, the blood of the Ayam Cemani is not black (though it is remarkably dark).