Backyard Poultry February/March 2013

Backyard Poultry February/March 2013
Backyard Poultry February/March 2013 • 8/1 TABLE OF CONTENTS • Breeders Directory Loaded With Rare Breed Sources • Winter Tips • Provide Wide, Flat Boards for Roosting • Natural Nest Box Filler • Learning to Think Like a Chicken • A Guide to Raising Roosters • Ken’s Coop • My Chicken House • A Designer Coop: Owner Gives Coop Own Unique Style • Healthy Dust Bathing • Saving Frak: A Surgeon’s Story • Grit and Oyster Shell, When In Doubt, Put It Out • Reinventing the Chicken Coop • Hatching & Brooding Your Own Chicks • Young Chicken Farmers • What Breed Is It?  Understanding Sex-Link Chickens • From Russia With Love: The Russian Orloff •About Geese: Part I, Heavy Geese • Anne Robinson is New Metzer Farms General Manger • Like Mother, Like Daughter, A Father’s Memory Sparked This Family Hobby • Recipe: Sweeten Spring With a Trio of