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Backyard Poultry December 2019/January 2020
October 25, 2019 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Poultry December 2019/January 2020 • 14/6 features stories on coccidiosis, selling eggs as a business, winter comfort food recipes made with eggs, PLUS a new fibromelanistic breed that may be available in 2020!

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12 Days of Poultry
November 18, 2019 · · Giveaways

Day 1 – November 29th Sweeter Heater 11×17 Overhead Heater Designed to warm the animal, not the environment and is fully adjustable to maintain the ideal comfort level for your …

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Heated Chicken Waterers: What’s Right for Your Flock
November 18, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Every season brings its own battles. In the summer, you are fighting the heat, heat strokes, perhaps, lack of water, inability to keep water cool, flies, etc. …

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Breed Profile: Golden Comet Chickens
November 17, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Golden Comet chickens are friendly, calm, and prolific layers, making excellent backyard birds, but life is often shortened by reproductive tract issues.

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Thanksgiving’s Wishbone Traditions Have a Long History

Once the Thanksgiving meal is over, most families take part in an annual wishbone tradition. Depending on how patient the wishbone breakers are, the bone might be broken that night or in the days following the feast.

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What’s the Best Chicken Coop Light?
November 15, 2019 · · Coops

When we supplement light to our chickens in winter, does it matter what type of bulb we use? Between incandescent, fluorescent, and LED bulbs, there are benefits and drawbacks to each, but do the chickens have a preference?

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Get 5% off Local Hens Printed Split 6-Egg Cartons At The Egg Carton Store
November 14, 2019 · · Partner Perks

Get 5% off Local Hens Printed Split 6-Egg Cartons At The Egg Carton Store!

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Everything You Need to Know About Chicken Roosting Bars
November 14, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites One of the most common questions I get asked on my Facebook page (Fresh Eggs Daily) is how wide chicken roosting bars should be and how high off …

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MannaPro $2.50 Off Heated Drinker Base
November 13, 2019 · · Partner Perks

MannaPro is proud to partner with Backyard Poultry to offer $2.50 off the Heated Drinker Base!!

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Rabbit and Chicken Frostbite Prevention Methods
November 13, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Rabbit and chicken frostbite occurrences are preventable. Adopting good cold-weather management for your small livestock buildings will go a long way to preventing rabbit and chicken frostbite …

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Butchering Turkeys: From Gobble to Table
November 13, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Butchering turkeys on the homestead is a great adventure in farming, but there are a few things to know before jumping headlong into it.

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