Poultry 101

Keeping Guinea Fowl Safe
November 10, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Guinea fowl are unique in the poultry world. Anyone who has ever kept guinea fowl will know exactly what I am referring to. If you are wondering if there is …

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Guinea–Chicken Hybrid: Can Chickens and Guineas Breed?
November 9, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Guinea–chicken hybrids are an unusual phenomenon, as nature does not favor the cross, leading to health issues and early death.

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Butchering Turkeys: From Gobble to Table
November 5, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Butchering turkeys on the homestead is a great adventure in farming, but there are a few things to know before jumping headlong into it.

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Poultry Bones
October 25, 2019 · · Members Only, Poultry 101

Avian skeletons, including those found in songbirds, gallinaceous birds such as chickens and turkeys, and most waterfowl are unique and complex structures

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Poultry Summit 2019

Poultry leaders from all perspectives of Standard and exhibition poultry came together to unite on supporting poultry. They emerged with a will to collaborate and work together to help each other in the greater good of poultry success.

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My Experience with Ascites (Water Belly)

My experience with Chamomile gave me a new understanding of poultry anatomy and an awareness of a condition that I didn’t know existed. And I’m a better farmer for it.

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Olivia and Elizabeth

Sixteen-year-old Olivia Morello was nervous about leaving her beloved ducks outside. When she returned home, she saw something wrong with Elizabeth.

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Guinea Fowl Care: Housing and Winter Survival
October 16, 2019 · · Poultry 101

By Jeannette Ferguson, Guinea Fowl Breeders Association (GFBA) President Photographs by members of the GFBA Guinea fowl that are trained to roost inside a shelter at night will outlive those that …

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Duck-Safe Plants and Weeds From the Garden
October 3, 2019 · · Poultry 101

What weeds can ducks eat out of the garden? Recognizing duck-safe plants helps your birds forage for healthy foods while helping you with garden work!

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How to Paint Feathers
October 1, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Ryan McGhee learned how to paint feathers and now uses his wildlife portraiture to bring attention to endangered species.

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