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Chicken Humor: Laughing With The Turkeys

 – November 21, 2014

It’s almost Thanksgiving, so we thought we’d share our favorite and funny turkey clips out there: Adam Sandler Sings The Turkey Song A Turkey Sings I Will Survive The Addams…

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This Week In Poultry Shows: November 21-30, 2014

 – November 21, 2014

Here is the list of poultry shows between November 21 and November 30, 2014. Find more shows at www.poultryshowcentral.com, and stay tuned for weekly updates at BackyardPoultrymag.com. *** November 21-23,…

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Celebrate the Snow!

by Lisa Steele

 – November 20, 2014

Many of you probably groan when snow is forecast. Yes, the white stuff does pose a bit of a challenge when you raise animals, specifically chickens since most don’t seem…

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This Week In Poultry News (November 19, 2014): Turkey Shortages Won’t Affect Prices; Avian Flu Detected In Europe; U.S. Delegates Help Myanmar Farmers; And More!

 – November 19, 2014

Turkey Shortage Shouldn’t Affect Prices MISSOURI — Turkey production is at its lowest level in nearly three decades and wholesale prices are at an all-time high, but Thanksgiving cooks probably…

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What Causes Odd Chicken Eggs

 – November 18, 2014

  Odd-shaped eggs are not uncommon, and when we understand how the eggs are formed, it makes sense why there are times we may see a wrinkled, misshapen egg or…

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How To Keep Dogs And Chickens Peacefully

 – November 17, 2014

It’s a marvel of domestication to have dogs abide peacefully with poultry, a food on which they used to feast. My current dog has to be one of the all-time…

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This Week In Poultry Shows: November 14-November 23, 2014

 – November 14, 2014

Here is the list of poultry shows between November 14 and November 23, 2014. Find more shows at www.poultryshowcentral.com, and stay tuned for weekly updates at BackyardPoultrymag.com. **** November, 6-16,…

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Throwback Thursday: Turkey From 2008 Magazine Cover

 – November 13, 2014

Through our Ask the Expert service, we recently became reaquainted with the cover model from the November 2008 issue of Backyard Poultry magazine. Buddy, the Royal Palm Tom, is now…

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Top 3 Dual Purpose Poultry Breeds For Your Homestead

 – November 12, 2014

Dual purpose poultry breeds are important on the homestead because they produce both meat and eggs. Breed choice is one of those topics that every chicken keeper has definite feelings…

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This Week In Poultry News (November 12, 2014): Poultry Program Helps The Elderly; Election Delays Report?; Netherlands Bans Beak Trimming; And More!

 – November 12, 2014

Poultry Program Reduces Loneliness, Depression ENGLAND — Elderly men in England are less lonely these days –– and it’s all thanks to some chicks. It all started in 2012 when one…

How To Keep Your Bird’s Digestive System Healthy (Sponsored)

Gordon Ballam Ph.D.
Director of Lifestyle Innovation & Technical Service, Purina Animal Nutrition

 – November 11, 2014

Note: This is a sponsored post by Purina, and has been fact-checked by editors at Backyard Poultry magazine.  Focus On Gastrointestinal Health The first step in keeping your birds’ digestive system…

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How To Make A Bucket Waterer For Chickens

 – November 11, 2014

Currently on the farm, we have 60 broilers, 30 turkeys, 15 laying hens and a partridge in a pear tree. On average, birds will drink about a pint of water…

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Lessons Learned Raising Meat Chickens

 – November 10, 2014

I knew this already; I grew up on a farm. I’ve seen Food, Inc. and read The Omnivore’s Dilemma. I know the difference between egg layers, dual-purpose chickens, and meat…

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This Week In Poultry Shows: November 7-16, 2014

 – November 7, 2014

Here is the list of poultry shows between November 7 and November 16, 2014. Find more shows at www.poultryshowcentral.com, and stay tuned for weekly updates at BackyardPoultrymag.com.   ****  …

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