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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

3D Printer Gives A Chicken A New Leg, Better Life

Add to Favorites By Kenny Coogan, Florida A team at Tufts University and a Massachusetts farm have combined efforts to create a prosthetic leg using a 3D printer for a hen named …

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A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat

My two oldest boys Brodrek (10) and Wyatt (9) decided they wanted to start a business raising fryers. They saved their Christmas money and the money they earned from doing odds and ends around the house over a 10-month period.

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Raising Chicken Eggs for Hatching

Add to Favorites Raising chicken eggs for hatching and incubating chicken eggs is something many of us do every year. Some of us set eggs for our own use at …

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French Toast Casserole

Add to Favorites By Hannah McClure I’ll admit, this recipe may be one of my favorites, but it is a seasonal one in our home. It brings the comfort of …

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To Refrigerate or Not!

Add to Favorites Susie Kearley – In the United Kingdom and Europe, many people keep their eggs at room temperature. The supermarkets sell unrefrigerated eggs, and it’s thought that refrigerating …

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A Golden Find — Goose Egg Recipes

Add to Favorites Photos and Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota Goose eggs are precious. It turns out that finding goose eggs can almost be as hard as finding a golden …

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Recipes: Time for Pi(e) — Chicken Potpie & Chicken/Spinach Pie

Add to Favorites Photos and Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota Yes, it’s that time of the year again, time to get your nerd on and celebrate National Pi Day! This …

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Cooking With Every Part of a Chicken

Add to Favorites Photos & Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota “Waste not want not” is the new mantra for today’s trend-setters. Food waste is a hot topic and progressive chefs …

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Cooking with Ostrich, Emu and Rhea Eggs

Add to Favorites Photos and Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota Having raised a variety of chickens from bantams to the larger breeds, I am familiar with a range in the …

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Start Your Egg-venture!

Add to Favorites By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena Poultry Expert You’ve cared for them, raised them, housed them and, dare we say it…pampered them. And now your flock is healthy, happy…and …

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