Backyard Poultry August/September 2011

Backyard Poultry August/September 2011
Backyard Poultry August/September 2011 • 6/4 TABLE OF CONTENTS • 3rd Annual Backyard Poultry/Gertrude McCluck Writing Contest • Make Feed Bag Carry-All • Knot Tying: A Useful Skill • Housing: Creating Casa de Pollo • Flocking Together: How to Successfully Integrate New Birds to an Established Flock • Death of a Hen • Necropsy of a Hen • Feed: How to Ensure Proper Calcium for Layers • Breeding for Vitality: Become a Steward of the Breed • Greylegs: A Homemade Bantam Breed • Breeding New Varieties of Peafowl • Are All Dual-Purpose Breeds the Same? • The Official American White Serama • Passing the Baton: Breeders Connect to Carry on Heritage Flocks • Christmas Goose in July • No More Chicken Dinner: Training Dogs Around Poultry • Book Excerpt: The Small-Scale Poultry Flock • A Nest Box with a 21st Century Design • Recipe: Double-Yolk Eggs and Other Baking Questions • Recipe: Double-Yolk Sour Lemon Bars • No Hard Feelings IN EACH ISSUE • From The Editor •