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Keeping Your Chickens And Farm Safe On Halloween

 – October 31, 2014

It’s that time of year again, when ghosts and goblins are out and about to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve. A fun time for everyone involved, especially when safety is in…

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This Week In Poultry Shows: October 30-November 9, 2014

 – October 30, 2014

Here is the list of poultry shows between October 30 and November 9, 2014. Find more shows at www.poultryshowcentral.com, and stay tuned for weekly updates at BackyardPoultrymag.com. **** October 31-November…

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Molting Exposes A Chicken’s Preen Gland

 – October 30, 2014

With molting in high gear, some readers are noticing parts of a chicken’s anatomy that aren’t normally seen. A reader recently sent this picture to BackyardPoultryMag.com’s Ask the Expert section…

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This Week In Poultry News (October 29, 2014): Feds Fine N.J. Plant; Union Sues USDA; Nigerian Poultry Show Involves 61 Countries … And More!

 – October 29, 2014

Feds Fine New Jersey Poultry Plant NEW JERSEY — Federal prosecutors have fined a New Jeresey plant that processes 30,000 chickens a day $330,000 for polluting the Ramapo River. The plant…

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Mixed Breed Dog Makes Wonderful Chicken Herder

 – October 27, 2014

Tess the chicken herder. Tess is a Jack Russel/border collie mix, with no training as a chicken dog. However, from the time she was a puppy, she’s been an asset to…

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I Found Chickens And More On My Farm Tour

 – October 24, 2014

Goodies from a recent farm tour in northern Kentucky … interesting heritage breeds and more!

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This Week In Poultry Shows: October 23-November 2, 2014

 – October 23, 2014

Here is the list of poultry shows between October 23 and November 1, 2014. Find more shows at www.poultryshowcentral.com, and stay tuned for weekly updates at BackyardPoultrymag.com. **** October 25,…

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This Week In Poultry News (Oct. 22): Senators Push For New Food Monitoring System; Why Chickens Are Bigger; Manure Concerns In Indiana; And A Pink Chicken In England … And More!

 – October 22, 2014

Senators: New Food Monitoring System Needed WASHINGTON, D.C. — New Modernization of Poultry Inspection rules went into effect this week, but many are saying it’s not enough. Three senators are…

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How To Treat Fowl Pox In Chickens

 – October 21, 2014

Fowl pox (Avipoxivirus ) is a common occurrence in areas of temperate, humid weather, where there are large mosquito populations; however, it is found worldwide and present wherever there is standing…

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Egg Phenomenon: A Mini Egg Inside A Regular-Sized Egg (Video)

Jen Pitino, The Urban Chicken Podcast
www.urbanchickenpodcast.com

 – October 20, 2014

Recently Linda from Texas, a member of my chicken podcast audience, sent me a message that she discovered a mini-egg inside one of her fresh regular-sized chicken eggs while making…

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This Week In Poultry Shows: October 16-26, 2014

 – October 16, 2014

Here is the list of poultry shows between Oct. 16 and Oct. 26, 2014. Find more shows at www.poultryshowcentral.com, and stay tuned for weekly updates at Backyard Poultry magazine. ***…

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This Week In Poultry News (October 15, 2014): U.S. Wins Trade Issue; Kentucky Town Allows Chickens; Fire Recruits Save Chickens … And More

 – October 15, 2014

United States Wins Trade Issue With India WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. foreign relations is, actually, for the birds, after a recent decision on October 14 by the World Trade Organization lifted…

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Dear Friends And Family: I’m Not Crazy, I’m Homesteading

 – October 15, 2014

Photo by Shelley DeDauw My husband stepped away from his meeting, phone in hand, expecting an emergency. I usually text. “What’s wrong?” he asked. “Can you get me to the…

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Columbus Couldn’t Have Discovered The New World Without Chickens

 – October 13, 2014

All controversy aside, Christopher Columbus sailed the mighty seas, OK, and the facts remain that he did sail in search of new land. He, along with other explorers, did contribute a…

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For World Egg Day, Some Tips For Preserving Extra Chicken Eggs

 – October 10, 2014

Eggs are a healthy source of protein around the world, and to celebrate World Egg Day, we have a variety of ways to preserve extra eggs. Look beyond deviled eggs…

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