"My cat, Callie and her little chick." - Marlene Trent Kinsler
"My cat Callie and her little chick" Marlene Trent Kinsler
Clay Davis
Gay Starbird
Michelle Gingola Curtis
Your flock will experience at least six milestones. Use this chicken life cycle as a road map for creating a complete feeding program. Promoted by Purina Poultry.
Your flock will experience at least six milestones Use this chicken life

Chicken Life Cycle: 6 Milestones of Your Flock

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Take a look at 10 of our favorite COOLEST COOPS entries and VOTE for your favorite in the comments below! We'll pick two voters' choice winners. Vote by midnight (ET) 5/26/17.

1. Playset Conversion Coop (Tracy Pavolone)
2. Hexagon Coop (Charles Zaucha)
3. Frank Lloyd Wright Coop (Abbey March)
4. The Chick Inn (Karen Hopkins)
5. Barn Yard Coop (Jessica Fender)
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"Rooster Ziggy and his pet dog, Nick." - Gabriela Urbanova Busby
"Rooster Ziggy and his pet dog Nick" Gabriela Urbanova Busby
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Roxanne Douglas
Barbie Lambirth Biedenbender
From the 'Mortgage Lifter' to the 'Green Zebra', learn about the fascinating varieties that make up the world of heirloom tomatoes.
From the Mortgage Lifter to the Green Zebra learn about the fascinating

What are Heirloom Tomatoes?

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For anyone who is interested in simple homesteading with a little time, a little land, and a lot of interest, Backyard Homesteading by David Toht should be the first book you get.
For anyone who is interested in simple homesteading with a little time

Homesteading Basics - Backyard Homesteading by David Toht

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Here's how to make goat milk soap, including one basic goat milk soap recipe with five variations. Basic ingredients: Goat milk, lye, lard and water.
Heres how to make goat milk soap including one basic goat milk

A Wonderful Goat Milk Soap Recipe with 5 Variations

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Charlotta Toth-Fisher
"Little Silkie angel wings." - Cerissa Bell
"Little Silkie angel wings" Cerissa Bell
Suzanne DeKorte Dean
Joni Marek
Jenifer Bergman
VIDEOS INCLUDED! Beets aren't just a side dish with dinner, they can be so much more! Erin Phillips at phillipsfarmbatavia.com shares her best beet recipes from wine to pizza. Plus the leftovers from cooking can go to your chickens.
VIDEOS INCLUDED Beets arent just a side dish with dinner they can

Try My 7 Best Beet Recipes

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Madeline Price
Holly DeChane
Wondering which chickens lay blue eggs? Lisa Steele at Fresh Eggs Daily shares the 3 most popular blue egg layers.
Wondering which chickens lay blue eggs Lisa Steele at Fresh Eggs Daily

3 Blue Egg Layers: Ameraucanas, Araucanas & Easter Egger Chickens

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Carol Alley
John Francis Quigley
Got geese? Get our free guide to raising geese and learn everything you need to know, including in-depth breed spotlights.
Got geese Get our free guide to raising geese and learn everything

Geese Breeds: Everything You Need to Know about Embden geese, Sebastopol geese, African geese and other Geese Facts - Countryside Network

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"My 6 yr. old bantam, "Snowflake" is finally a mama! After a few failed attempts on her egg hatching skills, she got her baby at last :) You can see the love they have for each other and I'm beyond tickled for both of them!" - Tiffany Longest
My 6 yr old bantam Snowflake is finally a mama After a
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John Andbecky Patterson Bruton
Goose breeds are separated into three classes: Heavy, Medium and Light. This article will focus on the the heavy goose breeds: African, Toulouse and Embden.
Goose breeds are separated into three classes Heavy Medium and Light This

All About Heavy Goose Breeds

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#FlocksFlicksFriday! A picnic on the porch! Thanks for the video share Scott-Cheryl Garner! Share your videos on our page for your chance to win a "Have You Hugged Your Chicken" t-shirt!
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"I looked inside the carrier and saw such a sad sight. This poor chicken was hobbling around with one leg sticking straight out to the side. The feathers on her back had been plucked, and she looked pitiful. My heart split in two. What a blessing to be able to give her a good home, but it felt like a curse, too." - Melissa Knight
I looked inside the carrier and saw such a sad sight This

How an Injured Chick Became My Pet Chicken

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Just out for a cruise. Thanks for the great pic Carla Hudson!
Just out for a cruise Thanks for the great pic Carla Hudson
Amy E. Greene
Misty Sexton-bowers
Tracy Bryant
The June/July issue of Backyard Poultry Magazine is now available! In this issue, we explore selling eggs, attending a poultry swap meet, starting on the show circuit and much more! [ Countrysidenetwork.com Link ]
The JuneJuly issue of Backyard Poultry Magazine is now available In this
Pecking can become a problem when hens are inside more because of bad weather. Learn a few simple changes that can block boredom and stop the urge to peck. Sponsored by Purina Poultry.
Pecking can become a problem when hens are inside more because of

How to Stop Chickens From Pecking Each Other in 3 Easy Steps

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Kathy G Thornton
Kevin Cannady
Melissa Sherman
"Is it Friday yet? (Easter Egger- Buttercup)" - Bonnie Miller
"Is it Friday yet Easter Egger Buttercup" Bonnie Miller
Annette Engelbert
Nicole Shutz
Jerry Myers
Bumblefoot results when the skin of the foot is compromised in some way, allowing bacteria to invade the foot, causing infection. It's a common and treatable problem.
Bumblefoot results when the skin of the foot is compromised in some

Lessons From a Neverending Battle Against Bumblefoot in Chickens

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Gary Cothren
Sammie Marcello