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How to Successfully Incubate Peahen Eggs

Add to Favorites By Craig Hopkins – Indiana, United Peafowl Association. People who raise peafowl have several options to choose from when it comes to the incubation of peahen eggs. The peahen …

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Raising Chicken Eggs for Hatching

Add to Favorites Raising chicken eggs for hatching and incubating chicken eggs is something many of us do every year. Some of us set eggs for our own use at …

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Lessons Learned by a Quail Newbie

A few years back we decided it would be a fun adventure to add quail to our homestead. They say knowledge is power, and my friends, you have no idea how true that is until you go into something completely uneducated about that particular topic or situation.

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5 Quail Species to Raise
February 25, 2022 · · Poultry 101

When considering quail species to raise; size, egg production, and temperament should lead your decision making. Some species may be kept in coveys, perfect for larger-scale productions.

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Coturnix Quail Farming: Tips For Smooth Quailing

If you’re looking for an easy livestock addition for your backyard or homestead, you need look no further than the Coturnix quail for quail farming. They consume very little feed and require very little care to produce healthy, gourmet-quality quail eggs and meat for your family.

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Bird Flu 2022: What You Should Know
February 23, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Highly lethal and easily transmitted, this particular strain of influenza can cause severe illness, especially in chicken and turkey flocks. The resulting mortality losses can reach 75 to 100% within days.

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Backyard Poultry April/May 2022
February 22, 2022 · · Magazine Previews

Backyard Poultry April/May 2022 — 17/2 is in homes March 10th, but digital and All-Access members can read it NOW! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry for great stories on caring for ducks, nutrition facts for chicken and duck eggs, going green with poultry and manure, options for illness and culling, plus a breed profile of the Ancona chicken.

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2022 Spring Poultry Giveaway – $2,900 in Prizes!
February 19, 2022 · · Giveaways

Treat your flock to something special while getting a little something for you, too. Enter as many times as you would like!

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All Cooped Up: Fowl Cholera

Fowl cholera is a highly contagious bacterial infection that affects multiple species of wild and domestic birds. Onset is sudden, with a high mortality and morbidity rate. Fowl cholera is found worldwide.

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How to Avoid Chicken Feed Storage Mistakes
February 3, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Chicken feed storage is not something that many of us put much thought into. We’re usually more concerned about coop design, predator control, and keeping our birds healthy.

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