Backyard poultry boom enters post-honeymoon phase

BECCA TUCKER FLORIDA / | 08 JUL 2021 | 03:23 The storyline is familiar by now. Quarantined families flocked to keep chickens, which promised not only a supply...

Build Your Own Egg Candler

An important part of an embryology project is letting the students see into the egg. It's quite simple to do. You can purchase a...

Raising game birds

Usually, people raise game birds and other exotic fowl for one of three reasons: show or exhibition, meat production or release followed by hunting....

On the Long Debated Origin Story of Domestic Chickens

he origin story of domestic chickens has been long debated. In 1868 Charles Darwin claimed that chickens descended from red junglefowl around 4000 BCE...

Philly’s backyard chickens are surging despite a city law that forbids it

by Frank Fitzpatrick Updated  Jul 1, 2021 A cooped-up flock of law-breaking Philadelphians continued to grow in number and prosper during the pandemic. Thousands of chickens are being...

‘Don’t kiss or snuggle’: CDC warns backyard chicken owners over salmonella cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people with backyard poultry that their chickens may be linked to a salmonella outbreak. "Don’t kiss or snuggle backyard poultry,...

Mulgrave going to the polls over urban chickens

After years of debate, one of Nova Scotia’s smallest towns is seeking to put to rest the question of whether to allow farm animals...

Amount and Type of Feed Required for One Chicken by Age and Purpose

Amount and Type of Feed Required for One Chicken by Age and Purpose.

Summer Flock Care: How to Keep Chickens Cool

Source: Purina Summer is a time for fun, adventure and excitement – for both backyard chicken raisers and their flocks. To keep birds cool in...

Housing Tips for Small Poultry Flocks

Download the complete article With interest in locally produced food and a desire to become more self-sufficient, more people are raising chickens as a hobby....
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