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Keeping Turkeys Healthy in Winter

By Don Schrider – 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 …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Keeping Ducks in Suburbia
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Ducks can be charming companions in suburban backyards. As someone who never raised so much as a parakeet on her own, the idea that I could look out the window and …

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Emus: Alternative Agriculture

By Kenny Coogan A few weeks into my five-and-a-half month study abroad experience near Brisbane, Australia, I visited an emu farm. Sprinkled through the precipitous landscape, these large flightless birds epitomized …

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Permaculture, Gardening with Chickens

By Bob Egert, The Garden of Egert Crooked Creek Ranch, Texas We moved to the country three years ago. We are living on a 140-acre parcel that was formerly a …

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Cooking With Every Part of a Chicken

Photos & Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota “Waste not want not” is the new mantra for today’s trend-setters. Food waste is a hot topic and progressive chefs are leading the …

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Chicken Coops Special Issue — Haunted Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

Haunted Chicken Coop Ann Lero, Kansas I built my own version of a coop I saw a picture of online. It was called a haunted coop. The walls and windows …

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Coop Inspiration: 8 Awesome Coop Ideas
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

It’s fun showing off your chickens special coops, and why not? The work our readers have done is amazing. From the most sophisticated to the simple and practical, we enjoy …

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