Ask the Expert: Pheasants

Have a pheasant or few? Have questions? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Chicken Clothes for Halloween and Christmas

Whether it be for a competition, holiday, or just for pleasure, many people enjoy putting clothes and accessories on their chickens.

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How to Protect Chickens from Hawks
October 6, 2022 · · Coops

as a backyard chicken owner, I hated to see my chicken killed. Of course, I then wanted to know exactly how to protect chickens from hawks.

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Therapy Chickens Combat Isolation and Loneliness

The therapeutic value of taking dogs to visit hospitals, special needs centers, schools, and nursing homes is well known. Even docile cats are now sometimes used as therapy animals, providing companionship, confidence, and a feeling of well-being to people in need.

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Raising Pekin Ducks
August 16, 2022 · · Poultry 101

My husband and I decided to start raising Pekin ducks somewhat on a whim. We were picking out the birds for our chicken flock and saw the ducklings on the hatchery’s site. 

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Can Chickens Eat Weeds in Your Garden?

This article will answer “Can chickens eat weeds?” and other questions and give a little insight on just how nutritious many of the common garden weeds are.

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Naughty Chickens Help People with Mental Health Problems in London
August 1, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Sydenham Garden welcomes a mental health group three times a week to interact with the therapy chickens.

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Frittata 101
July 26, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Frittata, which translates to “fried” in Italian, is a classic egg-based dish. Even with just eggs and seasonal herbs, it’s a winner.

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How to Build a Chicken Coop From a Garden Shed
April 21, 2022 · · Coops

Add to Favorites The day I brought home the first two chicks, I went against all the advice I give to people thinking about getting backyard chickens. We had a …

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Raising Chicks From Mail Order Sources
January 24, 2022 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites Raising chicks from mail order sources is different from setting your own hens. You have to provide for all of their basic needs. Of course there’s an …

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