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Coturnix Quail Farming: Tips For Smooth Quailing

By Carolyn Evans-Dean – If you’re looking for an easy livestock addition for your backyard or homestead, you need look no further than the Coturnix quail for quail farming. They …

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Pumpkin Treats Chickens Will Love for Cool Weather
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Did you know that there are many pumpkin treats chickens will love to eat during the cooler weather? As summer turns to fall, it’s a great time to store up …

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12 Days of Christmas — Meaning Behind the Birds

By Christine Henrichs – Understanding the 12 Days of Christmas meaning adds something special to this favorite traditional carol. Its repeating verses make it fun to learn the list of traditional gifts: …

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Part Four: The Skeletal System

Our bird models, Hank and Henrietta, reunite in this article on the skeletal system of the chicken. Both the male and female chicken are highly adapted for flight. This evolutionary …

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Spring Chicken Breed Directory

By Christine Heinrichs, California BANTAMS Nankin Nankins have a unique black-tailed red color pattern. Males are ginger red color with orange red hackles and saddle. Their tails and wings are …

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Chicken Marsala: Make It Tonight!
March 13, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

I distinctly recall my first bite of chicken Marsala. It was at a local Italian restaurant where I spied it on the menu. No idea, really, of what it was …

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Sheet Pan Roast Chicken Recipes
March 13, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Whether it’s an oven fried chicken recipe, an old-fashioned chicken pot pie recipe or a Mediterranean style chicken eggplant recipe, roast chicken recipes are becoming staples in our kitchens. Here …

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Saving an American Icon — Raising Turkeys

By Christine Heinrichs, California Photos by Erin Krier Erin Krier planned to get her kids started with a dairy cow when she attended her first 4-H meeting. She left the …

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How to Cook Stewing Hens and Roosters
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

A friend of mine approached me several months ago and asked if we wanted a few roosters. I sighed and asked what was going on knowing that if we took them, they …

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Raising Geese for Meat: A Home-Grown Holiday Goose
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Raising geese for meat is the primary purpose for most goose breeds, although some are bred with an emphasis on other attributes as well. The Sebastopol goose, for instance, has long, …

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