If you’re considering hatching your own flock of backyard chickens here’s a few things you need to know for hatching eggs successfully in an incubator.
For embryos to develop correctly, eggs need to be kept at the right temperature, turned often and correctly positioned.
Raising meat turkeys is an adventure on many levels. Jeremy Chartier shares some of his experiences with raising meat turkeys so you can start off on the right foot.Read More
If you’re going to get chicks this spring, or need a new home for your flock, you’ll love this free chicken coop plan.Read More
The collection of preserved poultry breeds of the Natural History Museum of Lille is one of the best kept, largest, and most interesting in Europe and dates back to 1823.Read More
Want to raise pigeons? Here are some pigeon facts and a bit of history to get your started.Read More
ALBC Research & Technical Program Manager: Our family has always had a taste for something different on the holiday table and the Christmas goose is among one of our favorites. As our family farm continues to grow, we thought that perhaps adding geese to our property would be a boon for our holiday festivities.Read More
Feathers are actually a very complex part of the bird; the development of the feathers and the feather follicles is extremely involved.Read More
Clipping chicken wings is a good skill to have if you’re going to raise backyard chickens. Unlike humans, who periodically get a haircut, shave, and nail trim, most chickens are pretty well equipped to take care of their own trims.Read More
Turkeys are remarkably hardy birds. By the time turkeys reach maturity, they are very easy to care for, and are capable of surviving winter weather in great shape.Read More