With their double coat of waterproof feathers over thick, warm fluffy down and a layer of body fat, ducks (regardless of duck breeds) are exceedingly cold-hardy. They love being outdoors year-round in most climates, perfectly happy playing in the rain and even the snow.Read More
Across the country, chicken lovers are fighting to legalize keeping a few backyard chickens. Here are some tips to help in your community.Read More
Frittata, which translates to “fried” in Italian, is a classic egg-based dish. Even with just eggs and seasonal herbs, it’s a winner.Read More
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.Read More
Picking show chicken breeds for your first foray into the world of fancy poultry can be as daunting as trying to understand genetics. But with a few simple pointers, you can be on your way to success.Read More
What has feathers, a British accent and goes cluck in the night?
When we booked a trip to England this past summer, I wasn’t thinking, “Hey, let’s check out some ghost poultry while we’re gallivanting in jolly ol’!”Read More
Large-scale and backyard poultry farming seem to oscillate every couple of generations. Here’s a short history of poultry farming in the U.S.Read More