Backyard Poultry December 2010/January 2011

Backyard Poultry December 2010/January 2011
Backyard Poultry December 2010/January 2011 • 5/6 TABLE OF CONTENTS • Youth Writing Contest Mailbox Overflows with Witty Stories • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Responds to Request for Regulation Changes on Muscovy Ducks • Readers Weigh in on Plastic Feed Bags • Poultry Shows Offer Networking, Quality Stock and Education • New Year’s Resolutions for Poultry Keepers • Coop Project Benefits Entire Family • Using a Chicken Tractor in Winter • Happy Holidays from Our Flock to Yours • Build a Brooder for Chicks, Keats, & Poults • Treats for Pet Chickens: Why Pet Stores Will Never Look the Same •  The Scientific Chicken • An Herbal Mash for Sick Chickens • Mangels: Heritage Feed for Heritage Chickens • The Belgian d ’Uccle Bantam: A True Bantam Breed • My Long Goose Breeding Saga • Feisty’s Ventures • Pee Wee Hits the Road • A Chicken Christmas Tale IN EACH ISSUE • From The Editor • Coming Events • Reader Submitted Letters: Something To