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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

Ask the Expert: Egg-Bound Chickens and Other Laying Issues

Do you have questions about egg-bound chickens and other laying issues? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: ISA Browns

Do you have questions about the ISA Brown chicken breed? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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All About Ameraucana Chickens

Add to Favorites By John W. Blehm – To say that Araucana, Easter Egg, and Ameraucana chickens are the same would be like saying Cornish, Brahma, and Sex-Linked brown egg …

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Ask the Expert: Peafowl

Do you have a question about peafowl? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Breed Profile: Khaki Campbell Duck

Add to Favorites By Emma Paunil – Khaki Campbell ducks were bred in the early 1900s by Mrs. Adele Campbell, Uley, Gloucestershire, England. Mrs. Campbell created the Khaki Campbell duck with …

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Ask the Expert: Belgian D’Uccles

Do you have questions about the Belgian D’Uccle chicken breed? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Rats/Mice

Do you have a question about rats and mice bothering your poultry? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Are Water Cups as Magical as Pinterest Claims?

Add to Favorites by Kim Ellsworth I have one hen who insists on putting her poop encrusted feet inside every food and water bowl I give her.  Her name is …

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Ask the Expert: Turkeys

Do you have a question about Turkeys? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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What’s the Best Bedding for Chickens?

What is the best bedding for chickens? Should you choose pine shavings or straw? And what else can keep chicken nesting boxes fresh? 

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