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Recipes: Using Duck Eggs

Add to Favorites By Janice Cole, Minnesota Chickens take note: the world of eggs is expanding around this country. While only a few years ago free-range chicken eggs were difficult …

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From Coop to Freezer: Raising Backyard Meat Birds

Add to Favorites By Twain Lockhart, Nutrena Poultry Expert Raising meat birds can be a very rewarding experience. A certain satisfaction comes from raising your own food and knowing that …

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8 Best Hacks For Awesome Grilled Poultry

While burgers and dogs are considered All-American, at any given cookout about 86% of people are actually grilling some kind of bird, 77% of which are grilled chicken breasts. One of the reasons for chicken’s popularity is that the delicate meat works well as a blank canvas for a wide range of creative sauces and seasonings.

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Recipes: Bones And Water, The Perfect Elixir

Add to Favorites By Janice Cole, Minnesota Whether you’re a fan of the latest craze, bone broth, or have been making stocks, broths, bouillon and consommé for years and wonder …

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Myths About Chicken, Eggs And Other Foods Busted!

Add to Favorites By Janice Cole, Minnesota Do you wash your chicken thoroughly before cooking? Store your farm fresh eggs at room temperature? Carefully baste your roast turkey and chicken? And cook your pasta in …

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A Braised Duck Recipe: Perfect for a Gathering

Add to Favorites If you’re looking for a spectacular dish to serve this holiday season, consider duck. Duck meat is recognized as one of the most richly flavored of the …

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The Chicken Hotel
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Susie Kearley – When you go on holiday, it’s not always easy finding someone to care for your flock. So in 2007, David Roberts opened The …

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Keeping Your Flock Away From Predators Takes Strategy, Knowledge, and a Little Craftiness
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By  Wendy E.N. Thomas – Just as it is anywhere birds are kept, in the northeast, we have several predators that pose a serious threat to backyard flocks. For …

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Life with Chickens – Photo Essay and Video Tour
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Our girls are a diverse collection of beauties, both classics and renegades. Various Wyandottes, Brahmas, a Plymouth Rock, and Orpingtons mingle with Russian Orloffs, a Buckeye, Partridge …

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Coolest Coops 2017 Winners
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Editors’ Choice The winners of our fourth annual Coolest Coops contest are full of inspiring ideas and beautiful ways to create safe havens for your backyard poultry. …

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