Backyard Poultry December 2008/January 2009

Backyard Poultry December 2008/January 2009
Backyard Poultry December 2008/January 2009 • 3/6 TABLE OF CONTENTS • SPPA News • The Homestead Flock: Pets or Partners? • Helpful Hints: Preparing Poultry for Winter • Dubbing to Prevent Frostbite • Just for Fun: The Eggcentric Artist • Health: The Cock’s Crow • Poultry Saddles: The Story Behind the Hen Saver® hen apron • Holiday Fun: Have Your Chickens Been Naughty or Nice? Gift Ideas for Your Chickens • Breeds: Asils • Showmanship: A Fun Thing To Do • The Chicken Tractor: Reduce-Reuse-Recycle • Profile of a Lot: A Surprisingly Special Place • The Great Chicken Show • The County Fair: Beginner’s Luck Hooks Youth, and the Rest is History IN EACH ISSUE • From The Editor • Coming Events • Reader Submitted Letters: Something To Crow About • The Answer Man • Family Album • Backyard Poultry Bookstore • Gertrude McCluck ___________________________ JOIN US ON OUR SOCIAL CHANNELS: Connect and share ideas with backyard poultry owners like you and