I seriously don't think that you can find a prettier flock of chickens than a bunch of Swedish Flower Hens. And they're gaining in popularity in the states! My Swedish grandmother recalls having these on her farm - they are cold-hardy and friendly.
Herbs for Healthy Chickens.There are a number of common herbs to grow for chickens' general health. Herbs can also be used to treat infestations of worms, lice and mites. When herbs are used as a food for chickens they will only eat what they need.