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Backyard Poultry Contributor

We love when guest writers stop by to share their knowledge and love of raising poultry. Take a minute to learn something new from an experienced poultry keeper!
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Articles by Backyard Poultry Contributor

Chicken Manure and Outdoor Plumbing

Make no mistake, chicken manure in the right — dare we say — hands is valuable stuff.

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Advancing Into the World of Pigeon Farming

There are thousands of different breeds for pigeon farming. Of course, I couldn’t go through them all in this article, so I will attempt to narrow it down to some of the most common and unique ones.

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DIY Chicken Tractor Plan
November 18, 2022 · · Coops

Are you looking for a chicken tractor plan that will protect chickens from hawks and other predators while allowing them to free range? Try this one.

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A Pheasant Biosecurity Plan

How to create a safe environment for your flock with a pheasant biosecurity plan.

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Savory Breakfast Bake

his Easter savory breakfast bake recipe is both a quick or fix-ahead that is filling and savory and full of that hearty breakfast taste.

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Top DIY Chicken Nesting Box Ideas
November 4, 2022 · · Coops

Learn how many nesting boxes per chicken are required for happy poultry, and try out these upcycled chicken nesting box ideas.

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Ask the Expert: Pheasants

Have a pheasant or few? Have questions? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Small and Useful Bantam Chickens

Bantam chickens are the introduction to chickens for a lot of people. They aren’t a breed, but an entire set of chicken breeds.

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Wishbone Tradition Has 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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Raising American Buff Geese for Holiday Dinners

ALBC Research & Technical Program Manager: Our family has always had a taste for something different on the holiday table and the Christmas goose is among one of our favorites. As our family farm continues to grow, we thought that perhaps adding geese to our property would be a boon for our holiday festivities.

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