National Jersey Giant Club

2001 8 aug COMPOSTING DEAD BIRDS Open Item
A brief summary on operating a composter, and a Univ of Maryland in depth Fact Sheet about composting dead birds.
2002 2 feb KEEPING GOOD STOCK Open Item
This article in a 1935 War Department Educational Manual titled Poultry Farming explains how to hold a bird and judge body conformation
2003 2 feb BREEDING BLUE GIANTS Open Item
A discussion of Blue color, it's history in Jersey Giants, and probability of Blue, Black, or Splash colored chicks from different color combinations of parent matings
2004 2 feb TRIBUTE Open Item
A very poignant article by a Giant breeder that had all the birds on her place destroyed along with thousands of others because of a Newcastle outbreak.
2004 8 aug CAPONS AND CAPONIZING Open Item
A brief discussion of capons, their purpose, why Giants excelled as capons, and pictures of each.
2005 2 feb BANTAM JERSEY GIANTS? Open Item
A discussion about Bantam Jersey Giants and the lack thereof.
2005 8 august ARE YOUR BIRDS PRODUCTIVE? Open Item
An excellent article about maintaining the intended utility of many breeds as well as Giants and proper selection for productivity as well as exhibition qualities.
2007 3 march CROSSING BLACK AND WHITE GIANTS Open Item
An in depth article explaining the heredity factors, and one persons experience crossing Black Giants and White Giants.
2008 11 nov HELPFUL HINTS FOR STARTING CHICKS Open Item
Ideas for setting up a small brooder and feeding to get your little Giants off to a good start
2008 6 june UNDERFOOT COLOR FOR JERSEY GIANTS Open Item
A discussion of the intensity or degree of yellow pigment on the underfeet of Giants.
2009 2 feb DEFECTS - DISQUALIFICATIONS & BREEDING PROGRAMS Open Item
A brief discussion of how cross breeding, line breeding, or in breeding may affect the frequency of disqualifications and defects
2009 7 july LEG BANDS Open Item
Proper size of leg bands for Giants
2009 8 Dec BLACK GIANT CHICK COLOR Open Item
Golda Miller discusses questions about proper color of Black giant chicks
2010 2 feb FEEDING YOUNG GIANTS Open Item
Golda Miller's thoughts on getting young giants started right
2010 8 august EXAMINING SOME COMMON DEFECTS Open Item
Some of the more common defects that may show up in Giants
2011 12dec SADDLE UP - OR NOT Open Item
A discussion of using saddles on breeding female Jersey Giants
2011 2 feb DISQUALIFICATIONS TO WATCH FOR Open Item
Some of the more common disqualifications that may show up in Giants
2011 7 july GREAT LAYERS. PETS,OR MEAT BIRDS Part 1 Open Item
A discussion of the advantages of using Giants as a table bird and two Great Recipes
2011 9sept ILLUSTRATIONS OF JERSEY GIANT TYPE Open Item
A series of very good line drawings showing some of the more common shortcomings seen in Jersey Giants compared to the ideal shown.
2012 2feb GREAT LAYERS,PETS,OR MEAT BIRDS Part 2 Open Item
A discussion of using Jersey Giant capons as a table bird.  This is one of the primary purposes for which Jersey Giants were first developed
2012 7july WATER,VITAMINS,MINERALS, AND OTHER ADDITIVES Open Item
Observations regarding the use of various supplements to Jersey giant drinking water