Backyard Poultry April/May 2021

Backyard Poultry April/May 2021 — 16/2 is in homes March 11th, but digital and All-Access subscribers can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for stories on sick chicks, dangers in the coop, why using broody hens to hatch guinea keets results in a quieter flock, PLUS art with eggs!

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

• Photo Essay: Holistic Hens
Shirred Eggs
• Fiesta Chicken and Rice
The Egg: A Perfect Canvas for Carving

Carved eggs sold at The Feathered Nest at Windy Corner. Photo credit: Beth Ann Magnuson.

Natural Dyes for Coloring Your Eggs
Frescoes
Hens Lay in the Funniest Places!
Dangers in the Coop

• Sick Chicks: 7 Common Diseases You May Encounter
• Flock Files: Sick Chicks
Raising Turkey Poults in a Healthy Brooder Environment
Hatching Guinea Keets Under Broody Hens

Clementine with her guinea keets. Photo credit: Angela Greenroy.


Keeping Rheas
Chicken Side Businesses
10 Things Every New Chicken Owner Should Know
Taking Chicken Pictures
Cluck and Collect
Breed Profile: Langshan Chicken

blue-langshan-pullet
Blue Langshan pullet. Photo credit: © The Livestock Conservancy


Avoiding a Cat-Astrophe
Chickens Paid the Price
• Reader Submitted Feature: Boris and Natasha
• Coop Inspiration: DIY Pallet Coop
Homesteading Library

Boris and Natasha. Photo credit: Jay Winslow.

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IN EACH ISSUE

• From The Editor
• Coming Events
• Reader Submitted Letters: Something To Crow About
Ask the Expert
• Flock Photos
• Backyard Poultry Bookstore
• Breeders Directory/Classifieds
• Just for Fun

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