Raising Peafowl in a Northern Climate – February/March 2019 Photo Essay

Add to Favorites By Larry FiskeChapel View Farm and Stable, West Bend, Wisconsin Photos by Alex DeFleron and Reinhold Bauer For many years after, I only raised traditional blue and …

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Raising Giant Dewlap Toulouse Geese and Heritage Narragansett Turkeys

Add to Favorites On a lark I was asked by my great friend Erin to take a ride with her and help her pick out a pair of Giant Dewlap …

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The Sebastopol Goose

Add to Favorites Story and Photos by Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Maine Sebastopol geese form a surreal and intriguing spectacle drifting across a pond or foraging around your backyard. With feathers every …

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It’s Show Time! Picking the Best Birds to Show and Making Sure They Look Their Best
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Picking show-quality chickens, either to represent your breeder flock or from the sale cages at a show, can be challenging. As always, information is king, so be …

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The Secrets To Perfect Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

Add to Favorites When we were kids, Mom would sometimes fix us perfect fluffy scrambled eggs. I can still see her working her way through two large cast iron skillets …

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Cooking with Ostrich, Emu and Rhea Eggs

Ostrich, emu and rhea eggs and meat have been consumed for centuries, with mention of their appearance at banquets by the Egyptians and Phoenicians.

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Recipes: Using Duck Eggs

Chickens take note: the world of eggs is expanding. Try these recipes using duck eggs for your next meal!

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A Braised Duck Recipe: Perfect for a Gathering

Add to Favorites If you’re looking for a spectacular dish to serve this holiday season, consider duck. Duck meat is recognized as one of the most richly flavored of the …

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Do Dogs and Cats Kill Chickens?
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Do dogs kill chickens? Do cats kill chickens? These two questions come up a lot among chicken keepers. The simple answer to both questions is yes, but the reality is a little more complicated than a one-word answer.

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Ask the Expert — December 2018/January 2019
January 21, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Washing Eggs Before Boiling How do you handle eggs if you want to hard boil them? I usually wash in 90 degree water and put them in …

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