Backyard Poultry October/November 2015

Backyard Poultry October/November 2015
Backyard Poultry October/November 2015 • 10/5 TABLE OF CONTENTS • Keeping Chickens and Dairy Goats • Fungal Infections Found in Poultry • A Hen’s Reproductive System • Feed for Molting Season • Do Your Chickens Need Supplements? • Chicken Cognition: Are Bird Brains Intelligent? • Gynandromorphic Chickens: Half-Male and Half-Female • Defining Heritage Breeds • A Backyard Poultry Medicine Book For Veterinarians • The Brakel (Braekel) Chicken • Busted! Myths About Chicken, Eggs, and Other Foods • My Resilient Chickens • Meet the Flockers: When Two Flocks Become One, Hilarity Ensues IN EACH ISSUE • From The Editor • Photo Essay — Spring Hill • Coming Events • Reader Submitted Letters: Something To Crow About • Poultry Talk • Family Album • Coop Inspiration — A Water Tower Coop • Backyard Poultry Bookstore • Gertrude McCluck ___________________________ JOIN US ON OUR SOCIAL CHANNELS: Connect and share ideas with backyard poultry owners