Backyard Poultry August/September 2008

Backyard Poultry August/September 2008
Backyard Poultry August/September 2008 • 3/4 TABLE OF CONTENTS • NAIS: Dead in the Water? • Feed: The Challenge of High Feed Costs • Reader Raises Comfrey Concerns • Natural Food and Medicine on Range • Health: Raising Your Chickens Naturally • What’s Wrong with My Layers? • Which Chicken is Which? Identifying Poultry in a Backyard Flock • Is Keeping Chickens in the City Legal? Well, That Depends on Where You Live • Breed Focus: Brahmas: The Majestic Ones • The Rosecomb Bantam • Breeding Rosecombs • Fun at the Farm: “Guinea Farm” • Just for Fun: Do Chicken Owners Live Longer? • Pako’s Poultry Pursuit Prevails After 90 Years IN EACH ISSUE • From The Editor • Coming Events • Reader Submitted Letters: Something To Crow About • Poultry Talk • Flock Photos • Backyard Poultry Bookstore • Breeders Directory/Classifieds • Just for Fun ___________________________ JOIN US ON OUR SOCIAL CHANNELS: Connect and share ideas with backyard poultry owners like you and watch for new stories on our social