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Backyard Poultry Contributor

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Articles by Backyard Poultry Contributor

All About Light and Ornamental Goose Breeds

Add to Favorites By Christine Heinrichs – This article covers light goose breeds, as classified by the American Poultry Association’s Standard of Perfection. In addition to two domestic goose breeds, the light goose …

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Raising American Buff Geese for Holiday Dinners

Add to Favorites By Jeannette Beranger – ALBC Research & Technical Program Manager: Our family has always had a taste for something different on the holiday table and the Christmas goose is …

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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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Chicken Clothes for Halloween and Christmas

Add to Favorites By Wendy E.N. Thomas – Olivia Dougherty, who lives in Delaware, Maryland, created her chicken clothes for a contest, sponsored by Cooptastic, one of the nation’s premier …

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Five Easy Pickled Egg Recipes

These pickled egg recipes are a world away from what you may recognize as the traditional pickled eggs. The flavors are sophisticated, delicious, and partner perfectly with any salad or eaten straight out of the jar.

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Olivia and Elizabeth

Sixteen-year-old Olivia Morello was nervous about leaving her beloved ducks outside. When she returned home, she saw something wrong with Elizabeth.

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12 Tips to Help You Legalize Owning Chickens in Your Community

Add to Favorites By Jono Miller – Can I keep chickens in my area? Across the country chicken lovers are fighting for the right to keep a few backyard chickens. …

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Backyard Poultry Coloring Pages 2019

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Understanding Sex-Link Hybrid Chickens

Add to Favorites By Don Schrider – At Backyard Poultry we get questions all the time asking for help identifying the breed of various chickens. Many times the chickens pictured …

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Cheep Chicken Treats

Add to Favorites By Ashley Taborsky  Backyard chickens can be a joy. They offer hours of entertainment, fantastic compost, and better-than-store-bought eggs that will have your friends begging for you to …

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