Backyard Poultry October/November 2010

Backyard Poultry October/November 2010
Backyard Poultry October/November 2010 • 5/5 TABLE OF CONTENTS • Housing: “Coop DeVilla” My Recycled Trailer • Culling to the Standard • Is Medicated Feed Safe for Consumption? • Fueling Our Poultry’s Energy • Clear Out the Cobwebs • I Like Chickens: Sadly, So Does Mr. Fox • Proper Fencing CAN Protect Poultry • Frizzles: One of Our Odd “Breeds” • The Midget White Turkey: Thinking Outside the Box • Ocellated Turkeys: Southern Cousins of the USA’s Wild Turkeys • Culling for Breed Diversity: Why Breed? Why Cull? • Homestead Poultry Butchering • Build Your Own Small-Scale Chicken Plucker • Pick Your Plucker • The Gifts of a Flock • Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? Because Peter Carried It! 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