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Chick and Duckling Imprinting
December 24, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Chick and duckling imprinting has important psychological effects on the individual bird and the flock, so it is important to get it right from the start.

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Tinkerbell – My Wild Goose Story

As a child, I fell in love with Canada geese. I am thankful to be a part of this wonderful wild goose story!

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Dorking the Town, Dorking the Chicken
December 24, 2019 · · Chickens 101

American poultry owes a lot to its English roots. My husband Gordon and I set out for England to visit Mudchute Farm and the Dorking Museum to connect with poultry fanciers there.

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Crazy K Farm

The mating habits of hens and roosters aren’t within the purview of most geologists, but that didn’t stop Houston-area geologist Tobi Kosanke from getting into the chicken sex apparel business.

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The Bucks Goat Centre
December 24, 2019 · · Poultry 101

This is no ordinary farm. The animals are not bred for milk or meat. They live a life of fuss and adoration, admired by the visiting public, appearing on television, and arriving at events to bring a quirky element to even the most formal of proceedings.

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5 Things to Know about Domestic Goose Breeds
December 24, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Geese are not similar to chickens and differ in many ways from ducks. Here are five items to consider when evaluating whether a goose is a good fit for your farmstead.

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The Secret Life of Poultry: Papua the Wonder Fowl
December 24, 2019 · · Members Only, Poultry 101

A video went viral recently of a woman running a dog agility course with a guinea fowl. I needed to know more and promptly got into contact with the person in the video, Emily Autumns, who is the owner and trainer of the guinea in the video.

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Breed Profile: Bresse Chicken
December 24, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Bresse chickens are France’s best tasting meat chickens. Much of their flavor is due to the unique geography they freely range over, as well as traditional feeding and husbandry methods.

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Twas the Night Before Christmas — Chickens Edition!

Add to Favorites With apologies to Clement C. Moore. The following should prove to all the children out there that Santa visits good chickens, too. I’ve changed some of the …

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Fowl Cholera
December 23, 2019 · · Flock Files

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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