This Week In Poultry Shows: Sept. 18-28, 2014

 – September 17, 2014

September 18-20, 2014, Mt Hope, Ohio, Mid Ohio Alternative Animal and Bird Sale, http://www.poultryshowcentral.com/Mid_Ohio_Swap.html  September 19-21, 2014, Unity, Maine, Common Ground Country Fair, http://www.poultryshowcentral.com/Common_Ground_Country_Fair.html September 19-27, 2014, Fort Smith, Arkansas,…


Summer Is Ending At Happy Days Farm (Photos)

 – September 16, 2014

We do love summer time at Happy Days Farm, but it has been a scorcher this summer! We have seen 100 degrees many times this summer, but last winter our…

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This Week In Poultry News (Sept. 17): Poultry Producers Still Reliant On Antibiotics; Maryland Funds Manure Program; Famous Chicken Lost And Found; and more

 – September 16, 2014

Study: Large Poultry Producers Still Use Array Of Antibiotics An in-depth investigation by Reuters, published Sept. 15, confirms that the U.S. chicken industry is still reliant on a steady stream…


Time For Winter Preparations And Repairs

 – September 15, 2014

Now is the time to be thinking about winter preparations, making sure the coops are secure, parasite free and any structural damages repaired. Winter brings about its own set of woes….


This Week In Poultry Shows: September 11-21, 2014

 – September 11, 2014

Upcoming poultry shows around North America, as published in Backyard Poultry’s August/September edition, and from www.poultryshowcentral.com. September 10-21, 2014, Albuquerque, New Mexico, New Mexico State Fair, http://www.poultryshowcentral.com/New_Mexico_State_Fair.html September 12-14, 2014,…

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This Week In Poultry News: September 3-10, 2014

 – September 10, 2014

Here are your poultry news headlines from around the world and between September 3-10, 2014: September Is National Chicken Month Since the chicken-meat industry calls September National Chicken Month, the…


I Took In Some Guineas And Now I Have A List Of Top 10 Guinea Characteristics

 – September 9, 2014

A little more than a week ago, I was taking a break from a customary late summer canning marathon. I sat down at my computer to check my email and heard…


Chicken Gardening: Meet The Fall Cleanup Crew

 – September 8, 2014

It won’t be long before the leaves will begin to drop, the temperatures begin to cool and the garden will yield the end of its seasonal bounty. This is the…


This Week In Poultry Shows: September 4-15, 2014

 – September 4, 2014

Upcoming poultry shows around North America, as published in Backyard Poultry’s August/September edition, and from www.poultryshowcentral.com. September 4-13, 2014, Abilene, Texas, West Texas Fair & Rodeo Poultry Show, http://www.poultryshowcentral.com/West_Texas_Fair.html September…

Breed Introduction: The Amazing Ko Shamo

 – September 3, 2014

The amazing Ko Shamo is a breed of chicken I’m surprised isn’t more popular by now, but I know it won’t be long before they gain a strong, strong following….

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Poultry News From Around The World: Sept. 3

 – September 3, 2014

  Here are your poultry-related headlines from the first week of September:   Cold War Or Chicken War? Russia, the second-leading market for U.S. poultry sales, has barred American birds…


Molting … Or The Case of the Naked Chicken

 – September 2, 2014

Chickens molt throughout the year, but there is generally a full molt in late summer or fall. During this time, you should be increasing their protein and calcium intake, to…


Chicken Humor: Get Out And Play!

 – September 1, 2014

This comes to us from Butch and Brita Jones. It reminded us to step away from our computers and to get out and play! (Even though we’re adults and playing…


When Is The First Frost?

 – September 1, 2014

It’s something we always ask each other this time of year, as Labor Day rolls around and temperatures start to cool. So, when is the first frost? It affects when…


Celebrating a Livestock Guardian's First Birthday

By Alexandra Douglas
Stellar Game Birds, Poultry, Waterfowl

 – August 28, 2014

Every farm needs some fun and why not have a birthday party when you can? We got Captain Murphy a year ago when he was 6 weeks old. He is…

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