Category Archives: Farming

The American Poultry Industry: Red, White, and Bird

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This Fourth of July, celebrate America AND chicken. Take a second to learn about where the American poultry industry is and where it has come from!

A Guide On Brooding Baby Chicks

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Learn about brooding baby chicks in a fun and simple way geared towards first-time raisers or anyone looking to learn how to breed newborn baby chicks!

Silver Spangled Banner: An Intro to Hamburg Chickens

Hamburg Chickens one of the oldest breeds of domesticated poultry. Learn everything about their history, their purpose, or their beauty!

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.

Poultry Processing Equipment for the Novice Farmer

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A quick guide on poultry processing for small farms.  This how-to will teach farmers of any level how to process chickens safely and efficiently.

An American Classic: The Rhode Island Red

rhode island red chicken

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.