Backyard Poultry June/July 2020

Backyard Poultry June/July 2020 • 15/3 is in-home May 14th but available online NOW! Subscribe for stories on kids in 4-H, FFA, and Grange, picking out roosters before they crow, how to REALLY know if eggs are bad, and a disease profile of fowlpox.


• Photo Essay: Chickens in Waukesha County
All Cooped Up: Fowlpox
• Flock Files: Fowlpox
Butter Chicken & Masala
How to Make Perfect Hard (and Soft) Boiled Eggs
• Countryside Adventure Snack Bars
Starting Small — Dreaming Big

Hunter Dahline, 16 years old, runs his own hatchery in Minnesota.

Organizations Lead Young People Toward Poultry
Show Chickens for Kids
Taking a Break with Chickens
Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch!
Helping Kids Cope With the Loss of Backyard Hens
Homes for Hens
Wound Care for Chickens
• Flock Files: Poultry Wound Care
Know Before They Crow: Picking Out Roosters
How to Dispose of Dead Chickens and Other Poultry
Bad Eggs
• Flock Files: How to Tell if Eggs are Bad

• Virulent Newcastle Disease and Cancer Treatment
Will Chickens Make the Next Cancer Medicine?
Olandsk Dwarf: A Rare Chicken Breed
• Coop Inspiration: Muddy Oak Hen House
Breed Profile: Silver Appleyard Duck
The Secret Life of Poultry: Bird Surrogacy

Silver Appleyard Drake. Photo credit: The Livestock Conservancy.


• 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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