Backyard chicken enthusiasts who have small holdings or a few birds in their backyard will be delighted to have found Backyard Poultry magazine. We give you useful information on how you can build a compact Backyard chicken coop to keep one or two chickens and roosters to get fresh eggs every morning, or fatten them up for the pot. Many homeowners enjoy growing their own organic vegetables in a small patch, and if you are one of them, why not add a chicken coop to get the advantages it offers. Backyard chicken rearing is not as difficult as you may think, and it is low maintenance if you do it properly, and you will find some excellent books on how to do so, step-by-step, in our bookstore.
We offer you all the information you will ever need to enjoy free range poultry if you love chickens, or homesteading, and subscribing to our magazine will keep you updated with further guides and tips. We cover every topic about the many different breeds of chickens there are to help you rear successful chickens. Certain birds are great for laying eggs for you daily, while other birds are kept for meat rather than egg lying. You will find advice on how to successfully rear chicks into full grown birds the natural way, in Backyard chicken coops, and while you do so, it is rewarding when you see the result in eggs and plump chickens for eating. You do not need a lot of space for a Backyard chicken coop, and even in the city it is possible to have one on the roof of your apartment block if the owner allows it.
Backyard Poultry Magazine gives you information on health and diseases of birds, the best housing methods, hatching chickens, and lots more, with every issue packed with information that is practical and informative. If you want to find out how to rear rabbits, sheep, turkeys for the pot for thanksgiving, or even geese, you can pop into the bookstore, and get some great deals in books. With a little knowledge it is possible to turn a small holding around to allow you to become almost self-sufficient, like the pioneers were back in early days. Best of all, you can eat the way Mother Nature intended with organically grown food and livestock.
If you feed your chickens carefully, your Backyard chicken coop feathered friends can produce organic eggs, which are better than the commercial products. These eggs may contain hormones and other residues of what farmers give them to produce faster. The same goes for commercial chickens grown for meat, which are force fed with fish meals which make the taste different to free range chickens, or grain fed birds, and you will definitely taste the difference. Backyard chicken enthusiasts can invest in our excellent magazines to know the best ways of enjoying your poultry, whether you keep them as pets, or for practical producing of food on your small holding, or in your own backyard.