Backyard Poultry February/March 2016

Backyard Poultry February/March 2016
Backyard Poultry February/March 2016 • 11/1 TABLE OF CONTENTS • Chicken DNA • Buckeye Enthusiast Keeps Heritage Hens Safe With Livestock Guardian Dogs • The Skeletal System of the Chicken • Lavender, for a Stress-Free Coop • From Coop to Freezer: Raising Backyard Meat Birds • Free Radicals vs. Antioxidants • Chicken Myths, Busted • The Origins of Chicken Domestication • Game, Set, Match: From Officiating Wimbledon to Raising Orpintons • Geese: Personality & Basics • Another British Invasion • The Lille Collection of Preserved Breeds, Part 2 • A Touch of Luxury: Using Duck Eggs • Our Backyard Farm • My Jurassic World IN EACH ISSUE • From The Editor • Photo Essay — Comb Care • Coming Events • Reader Submitted Letters: Something To Crow About • Poultry Talk • Family Album • Coop Inspiration — A Remodeled Coop • Backyard Poultry Bookstore • Gertrude McCluck ___________________________ JOIN US