Recipes: Tips for grilling poultry.
Special thanks to Darlene Terry of Bristol, Maine, for her cover photo of her Golden Comet on the front of this issue.
Recipes: Tips for grilling poultry.
Math actually can be for the birds. Sometimes getting one duckling can multiply into many ducklings.
Book Review: The Chicken Keeper’s Problem Solver, 100 Common Problems Explored and Explained. Reviewed by Janice Cole. Whether you’re in your first year of raising chickens or fully experienced, most of us can relate to a host of problems discussed in this book.
Book Review: Backyard Poultry Medicine And Surgery A Guide For Veterinary Practitioners, Reviewed by Gail Damerow. If your veterinarian is not up to speed on chickens and other poultry, you might recommend this book as an important addition to the clinic’s reference library. Twenty-two academicians and veterinarians contributed their expertise to the volume, which is organized into three parts.
Breed Conservation Around the World: The Duclair Duck, a relative of the Rouen Duck, its past is tragic and enigmatic.
Someone who has a love of poultry and an understanding of conditioning and presentation of the birds,” Jim Sallee says, would make a great poultry judge. Sallee, who earned his American Poultry Association (APA) General License in 1976 and his American Bantam Association (ABA) License in 1991, says he has judged, on average, 12 to 15 shows a year. “Wow,” he exclaimed after some calculations, “that would make a total of over 400.” He is the chairman of the Judges Licensing Committee for APA.
Inside The Circle G Ranch Feed & Pet Supply, Some Things Haven’t Changed. It is never lonely with poultry to keep everyone company.
With the rapid and seemingly unstoppable spread of avian influenza across the United States in 2015, the containment and control of this disease is at the forefront of most North American flock owners’ minds lately. Though…
Learn proper techniques and tips on claw trimming, beak trimming, and spur trimming on your chickens.
Helpful Hint: Tips on how to cut cost of feeding your chickens.
Helpful Hints: Learn how to make your own water stand for your poultry.
Extreme heat can affect the way your chickens eat and drink. Probiotics and Prebiotics can help.
The Pugh Family turned their carport into a useful chicken coop. Do you have a fun story behind your chicken coop, or just some really cool design ideas? We’d love to share them with our readers. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with a few pictures and a story about your coop!
Baby chicks need to be fed chick feed so they grow up to be healthy laying hens, but like any living thing, the healthier the diet, the better chance at survival and the more your little arrivals will thrive. Especially if you choose not to feed them medicated feed, building a strong immune system in your chicks is of utmost importance. These natural supplements are an important part of a chick-feeding plan.
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You can learn many life lessons when raising chickens.
When the Stewart family started poultry chicks in a cardboard box, they never realized it would turn into an on-going life lesson for all.
Follow the Chicken In Charge Gertrude McCluck as she goes on adventures and solves barnyard mysteries.
Chicken diseases that specifically threaten chicks.
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Last spring, I was watching a Little League game when I struck up a conversation with one of the dads on the team. He mentioned he had 14 chickens, lived in a nearby…
Photos and info on the “Aloha” breed, an American version of Swedish Flower Hens.