Erin Krier planned to get her kids started with a dairy cow when she attended her first 4-H meeting. She left the meeting as poultry leader.
Although she holds a master’s degree in crop science, she didn’t have any poultry experience.
Kids are attracted to chickens from the first time Mom reads them the story of the Little Red Hen. They fall in love with fluffy feathers. Poultry organizations can help them build those attractions into solid life paths.Read More
Did you know that duck eggs are not only larger than chicken eggs, they’re also higher in fat, which means that your baked goods will raise higher and taste richer. If you’re thinking of adding a few ducks to your backyard, you’ll want to learn how to raise ducklings.Read More
In the 1920s, mechanization of farms led to the poultry industry narrowing their interest to a few specialized hybrids which could produce a lot of meat and eggs with the biggest ROI. This regrettably led to the demise of various rare duck breeds and other niche historical livestock.Read More
We thought you would enjoy a side-by-side comparison of the six heritage turkey breeds that we raise on our heritage turkey farm. We have been raising heritage turkey breeds for quite a few years now.Read More
Do guinea hens really make bad moms? Is there really a concern? What exactly is the problem with guinea hen moms, and why do people say things against these very entertaining birds that are such a benefit to have around the farm, by making negative statements about guineasRead More