Category Archives: Culture

Did You See the Duck at the ESPYs?

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Did you see the duck at the ESPYs? Peyton Manning talked about how after retirement, he still plays in the insurance game. Aflac’s pekin duck is some of his strongest competition now. The video is pretty funny.

The Top 10 Funny Chicken T-Shirts

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Funny chicken t-shirts are all the rage right now. Something about advertising the fact that you’re a little crazy when it comes to your flock is pretty funny. However, letting the world know that you have chickens, ducks, geese, or guinea fowl also can mean a lot more. For example, you may be letting people […]

The Cochin’s Impact on Breeding and Poultry Farming

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Learn more about how the Cochin chicken’s arrival to Britain and the United States set the poultry farming on fire and sparked a worldwide poultry frenzy.

Battling Bumblefoot: What You Need to Know

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Learn the basics on battling the inevitable bumblefoot. Though it’s not usually a life threatening infection, you should be prepared to treat it!

Choosing the Right Pet Ducks

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There are many different reasons to own ducks on your farm or in your backyard. Learn about the best and most popular duck breeds for you!

The Low-Down on Poultry Vaccines

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Learn more about poultry vaccines! Knowing when to vaccinate or not can be the difference in your flock. Educating yourself is key in protecting your flock.

An American Classic: The Rhode Island Red

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The Rhode Island Red Chicken came about in the same Frankenstein-ish type of way that has given birth to so many other popular heritage chicken breeds.

What Your Rooster Wants You to Know

With the help of my boys and our friends on Youtube, let’s take a (sorry, I couldn’t resist) saunter down the road of rooster training and behavior.

Barred Plymouth Rock Will Rock Your Flock

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Since it was first accepted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1874, the Barred Plymouth Rock has been one of America’s favorite backyard breeds.

What’s the Buzz about Black Australorps?

Black Australorps are the Subaru Outback of chicken breeds – not too big, not too small, versatile, efficient, and everyone wants one.

Navigating the Web for Poultry Vet Advice

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It can be difficult finding trustworthy vets and vet advice when it comes to raising a flock of poultry. Learn more about how to find what’s right for you!