This is just as the title says a little ramble. Was browsing on Ebay and put in a search for silver polish expecting to find..well, the obvious silver polish but the first result was this..
...and these are Silver Laced Polish Bantam Chickens or rather their eggs for hatching/incubating! Wow, they really look the shy and retiring type!
We used to keep chickens - bantams actually, just not quite as spectactularly feathered - when we had a bit more space. I know you don't need acres of room to keep them but we are a little too confined and urban here.
Here's a little article on these particular birds.
Take a look at the hairdos on these!