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John Bailey Tallahassee, Florida

“The ask the experts section has actual experts vets and such that answer questions in language that the everyday person can understand. Every issue has something for everyone.”

Karen Carlson Robbinsdale, Minnesota

Backyard Poultry has been such a great source of information for me. When I started to think about raising chickens, this was the first publication I picked up. After getting chickens, I subscribed to BYP magazine and I read each issue cover to cover.”

Jessica Mason Battle Ground, Washington

“I have gained so much knowledge since I got a subscription to Backyard Poultry. It’s funny, informative and captivating. It’s always a good day when my new magazine arrives in the mail!”

Wendell Lemmings Wewoka, Oklahoma

“5 stars! I need more stars! I love it, keep up the good work.”

Sandra Hanna Higgins Cluckin-Better Farm, Cedar Hill, Texas

“I rely on Backyard Poultry for current research on chicken health and biosecurity issues, tips for beginners and seasoned keepers, and just a relaxing read on a rainy day. I pick up my copy at my local Tractor Supply.”

Deborah Diane Robart Glendive, Montana

“Our daughter is raising her first family of chickens. The magazine has given her wonderful advice on any topic needed. She’s 12 and doing awesome!”

Karen Hiler Merrimack, New Hampshire

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Your Support Matters

Dear Small Flock Owner,

For more than a decade, Backyard Poultry has been the voice of the small flock owner. We’re America’s Favorite Poultry Magazine and darn proud of it!

But what matters most to us is being there for you when you need an answer, a laugh, or just a friend to talk chickens with — we always have your back.

You’ve reached out to our poultry pros for actionable guidance on ailments and afflictions like lice, mites, pecking, and laying issues. You’ve thumbed through our pages to learn which breeds are great with kids, which lay the most eggs, and which add that WOW factor to your backyard (might want to try the Polish). And perhaps you’ve made some lifelong friends along the way! Chicken people are the best, after all.

And now, we want to take our relationship to the next level. Please consider becoming a member of Backyard Poultry. As a member, you’ll enjoy all the perks of being a full-fledged print and digital magazine subscriber, PLUS you’ll gain access to Ask the Expert archives for your specific poultry challenges and Flock Files teaching aids to make learning about poultry easier than ever. We are even throwing in members-only discounts on helpful poultry supplies and free shipping from our shop anywhere in the US. It’s our way of helping you be the best flock owner you can be!

Your support gives Backyard Poultry the opportunity to educate and inspire future poultry lovers for years to come.

From our flock to yours … Thank YOU!

Flock Files: Fast Facts at Your Fingertips

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Get answers to your important poultry questions through our Ask the Expert form. Plus, browse our full archive of Ask the Expert Q&As by topic.

Backyard Poultry Magazine Since 2006

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