Backyard Poultry August/September 2012

Backyard Poultry August/September 2012
Backyard Poultry August/September 2012 • 7/4 TABLE OF CONTENTS • Stewardship: From the Front Lines to the Farm • American Treasures Award: Kansas Heritage Breed Producer Wins National Attention • Follow-up to “Grow Out Tips Result in Healthy Adult Birds” • Mosey on Down to Chicken Town: Building an “Old West” Chicken Coop • From Doghouse to Bantam Chicken Coop • Legalizing Urban Hens: 5 Marketing Tools to Help You Succeed • Middle School Student Becomes Chicken Activist • Tips for Organizing Your Chicken Coop Tour • Recipe: Bacon, Tomato, and Egg Sandwich with Homemade Lemon Mayo • Recipe: Greenmarket Egg Sandwiches • Don’t Save the Pretty Hens: Pinpointing Deadweight Hens Involves Science, Ingenuity • Apple Hill Farm • Reflections on Feeding Your Flock • Financial Consideration for Starting a Small-Scale Poultry Farm • Book Review: Free-Range Chicken Gardens • Silkies in the Garden • Rare Turkeys • Swans Grace