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The Realities of Guinea Fowl Care

Owning guinea fowl can be uplifting … or cause problems with the neighbors!

When an old friend, Roy Miller, invited us to camp on his field in Lincolnshire, he didn’t mention the bird life, so it was an unexpected delight to be greeted by a flock of guinea fowl on arrival.

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Kenyan Crested Guinea Fowl
January 10, 2022 · · Poultry 101

Cotswold Wildlife Park is nestled in a quiet part of the English countryside, is home to a wide range of animals from rhinos to giraffes, to exotic birds. Today we’re meeting Chris Green, one of the bird keepers, who takes us to meet their “naughty guinea fowl.”

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Chickens on Patrol

At Van Ruab Elementary School, in Boerne, Texas, lessons about science, engineering, math, and art often start in the chicken coop.

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List: The Best Chicken Names — A to Z
January 5, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Dreaming up the perfect baby chick names is one of the most exciting parts of starting or adding to a flock. If you need inspiration, our readers and fans are here to help.

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12 Tips to Help You Legalize Owning Chickens in Your Community

Add to Favorites By Jono Miller – Can I keep chickens in my area? Across the country chicken lovers are fighting for the right to keep a few backyard chickens. …

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How to Keep Snakes Out of Chicken Coops: 6 Tips
January 4, 2022 · · Coops

Do you need to know how to keep snakes out of chicken coops? Preventing serpent incursions is daunting but doable, if you are not afraid of a little elbow grease and a lot of attention to detail.

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Continental Birds

Add to Favorites By Stuart Sutton, England Our series on the Preserved Breeds of Lille Museum, part 3, concentrates on a few Continental birds. They are: Hamburg The origin of …

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Selective Breeding: How to Breed Chickens

For those of us who are learning how to breed chickens or teaching others how to breed chickens, you must realize that breeds of poultry cannot be maintained. Your fowl are either improving or degenerating with each passing generation.

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Breed Profile: Egyptian Fayoumi Chicken
January 4, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Egyptian Fayoumi chickens are tough and thrifty birds with remarkable disease resistance and heat tolerance. They are highly fertile and good layers.

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3 Herbs to Heal and Prevent Chicken Respiratory Infections
January 3, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Many of these herbs have been proven time and time again to heal respiratory issues (some studies have even been done on chicken respiratory infections!).

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