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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…


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…


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

Jen Pitino, The Urban Chicken Podcast

 – 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…


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…


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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Video: Poultry As A Tool For Poverty Alleviation, Food Security And Income Generation

 – October 10, 2014

The video describes the relationship between family poultry production and poverty alleviation, food security and income generation. It shows that important contributions can be made to these goals by promoting…

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This Week In Poultry Shows (Oct. 9, 2014)

 – October 9, 2014

Here are the list of poultry shows between Oct. 9 and Oct. 19, 2014. Find more shows at www.poultryshowcentral.com, and stay tuned for weekly updates at Backyard Poultry magazine. ***…


When A Chicken Lays A Lash Egg

 – October 9, 2014

Ever heard of a lash egg? Odds are you probably haven’t. It’s an uncommon condition that we came across this week through our Ask the Expert service, and we had…

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This Week In Poultry News (Oct. 8, 2014): Chickens Getting Bigger; Teens Arrested For Killing Chickens; Ukraine’s Poultry Industry In Shambles; And More …

 – October 8, 2014

Chickens Much Larger Than In 1957 CANADA — In the past 50 or so years, chickens have quadrupled in weight despite being fed the same feeds, reports a group from the…


Rescuing A Baby Mourning Dove: Part 1

 – October 6, 2014

On a windy September afternoon, JoJo and his sibling tumbled from their nest into a yard full of dogs. His poor sibling didn’t survive the 20-foot fall. Facing cold temperatures with…


Tea Time In The Chicken Coop

 – October 3, 2014

It’s tea time for your flock! With winter approaching, it’s a good time to think about tea and the benefits it affords, and there are more benefits than just a warming,…

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This Week In Poultry Shows: October 2-12, 2014

 – October 2, 2014

October 2-5, 2014, Versailles, Missouri: Jacob’s Cave Swapping Days; www.poultryshowcentral.com/Jacobs_Cave_Swapping_Days.html October 3-4, 2014, Topeka, Indiana: Topeka Exotic Animal and Bird Auction; www.poultryshowcentral.com/Topeka_Exotic_Animal_Bird_Auction.html October 4, 2014, Orlando, Florida: Southern Serama Classic;…

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