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Backyard Poultry June/July 2022
April 25, 2022 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Poultry June/July 2022 — 17/3 is in homes May 12th but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for great stories on Avian Flu 2022, summer pests in chickens, improving a home egg business, and Swedish Flower Hens. PLUS: Erminettes, a breed previously thought to be lost!

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Bird Flu 2022: What You Should Know
February 23, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Highly lethal and easily transmitted, this particular strain of influenza can cause severe illness, especially in chicken and turkey flocks. The resulting mortality losses can reach 75 to 100% within days.

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Fall Poultry Giveaway
January 24, 2022 · · Giveaways

Enter for a chance to win one of three great poultry packages!

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All American Lemon Meringue Pie
July 1, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Who can resist biting into a luscious slice of summertime when lemon meringue pie is on the menu? It’s the perfect combination of a sweet and tart custard filling nestled between a flaky golden crust and a billowing, toasty topping. No wonder it’s one of America’s favorite desserts!

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Buckeye Chickens: An All-American Breed

No chicken breed is perfect, but many Buckeye chicken breeders figure they have come close enough with their breed. Breeders extol the virtues of vigor, resilience and disease resistance in a brown egg layer that grows to a solid size.

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Ask The Expert June/July 2022

Add to Favorites Mandarin Breeding I look forward to your emails. I have a pair of Mandarins, but it is the law in South Africa to pinion all nonindigenous waterfowl. …

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Check Out These Worldwide Gourmet Chicken Treats

Chicken offal aren’t nearly as popular as the rest of the chicken, and may not be considered gourmet, but perhaps they should be.

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Chicken Liver Capsules

Chicken liver is an amazing superfood! But if you’re like many, taking a capsule is easier than eating it.

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Two Authors Whose Chickens Inspired them to Write Books!
June 30, 2022 · · Book Reviews

Have your chickens ever given you a burst of inspiration for a story? These two authors were so charmed by their chickens’ funny ways, they decided to write about them.

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Tips for Improving a Home Egg Business

There is just something about high-quality, farm-fresh eggs that most find hard to resist. Here are tips for improving your home egg business

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Raising Sicilian Buttercups in America

My love for raising chickens didn’t begin with the Modern Games and the Black Sumatras my two boys raised in 4-H here in San Luis Obispo, California. But they got me started.

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Saving an American Icon — Raising Turkeys

Erin Krier planned to get her kids started with a dairy cow when she attended her first 4-H meeting. She left the meeting as poultry leader.
Although she holds a master’s degree in crop science, she didn’t have any poultry experience.

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