Backyard Poultry April/May 2006

Backyard Poultry April/May 2006
Backyard Poultry April/May 2006 • 1/2 TABLE OF CONTENTS • Spring: The Season of Great Anticipation: Traditional Breeding Programs for the Home Flock • Working with the Cock(s) in the Flock. • Out of the Pan and Into the Coop • Two Different Hatcheries: One Mission • Chick Success: Start Those Birds Right! • Financial Opportunities: Free-Range Roosters for Roaster • Direct Marketing to  Restaurants • Breeds:  The Serama: World’s Smallest & Lightest Chicken • I Think I Made Delawares: By Accident • Managing Poultry on Pasture With Electronet • Predator Control: Things Have Changed:  A New Approach to an Old Problem • Rats in Your Poultry: Part One • SPPA Poultry Tour Update • SPPA Peers Back Into History • 4-H Teaches Youth Life Skills • Book Review: Living with Chickens • Recipe: Coq-au-vin • Recipe:Ham and Asparagus Strata • SPPA Represents Small Flocks at AI Workshop • Educating Yourself Makes  AI Less Threatening • Feeding the Homestead Flock: