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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

Two Chicken Coop Sheds We Love

Add to Favorites Chicken Coop Shed #1 By Stephanie Thomas – In 2005 both of my parents were diagnosed with cancer. Life definitely changed, and not really for the best. …

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Ask the Expert: Winter

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

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Ask the Expert: Poultry Diseases

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

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Ask the Expert: Sebrights

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

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Ask the Expert: Eyes

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

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Ask the Expert: Guinea Fowl

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

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Buckeye Chickens: An All-American Breed

Add to Favorites By Christine Henrichs – No chicken breed is perfect, but many Buckeye chicken breeders figure they have come close enough with their breed. Breeders extol the virtues …

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Ask the Expert: Broody Hens

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

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Quail Egg Benefits: Nature’s Perfect Finger Food

Add to Favorites Story and Photos By Janice Cole, Minnesota There’s something about quail eggs that makes them hard to resist. The tiny brown-speckled gems with their aqua interiors look …

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Candling Eggs and Advanced Techniques for Artificial Incubation & Hatching

Add to Favorites By Rob Banks, England – Candling eggs is an age-old technique that has modern applications in incubating and hatching poultry. After studying the incubation of many species and …

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