Backyard Poultry October / November 2021

Backyard Poultry October/November 2021 — 16/5 is in homes September 23rd, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for great stories on turkeys and geese, rodents that can be a problem for backyard chickens, and Squirt: the pigeon that hatched a chicken.



• Photo Essay: Sheltering in the Chick Chalet
• All Cooped Up: Erysipelas
• Chickpea and Egg Curry, Fragrant Rice, and Aquafaba
• Chicken Paprikash and Dumplings
• All-American Lemon Meringue Pie

Feature: Turkeys and Geese

• Do Turkeys Need a Coop?
• Turkey Health Issues and How to Avoid Them
• Pandemic Claims Turkeys and Bees
• Shetland and Steinbacher Geese

Steinbacher pair. Photo credit: The Livestock Conservancy.

• Barred, Cuckoo, Mottled, and Splash
• Caring for Chickens With Special Needs
• Rodents that Can be a Problem for Backyard Chickens
• Meet the Prehistoric Chickens at Barnacre Alpacas
• The Legend of Red Bottom

The Legend of Red Bottom: The Back Story of an Odd Bird

• The Victorious Virtuoso
• Lamey
• The Persistent Peacock
• Fresh Air, Sunshine, and Room to Roam
• Writing With Chickens

Narragansett tom and hens. Photo courtesy of Stacy Benjamin.

• Advanced Chicken Math
• Secret Life of Poultry: The Story of Squirt
• Breed Profile: Narragansett Turkey
• Coop Inspiration: 3-Acre Homestead


• From The Editor
• Reader Submitted Letters: Something To Crow About
• Ask the Expert
• Flock Photos
• Backyard Poultry Bookstore
• Just for Fun


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