Category Archives: Food

Poultry Processing Equipment for the Novice Farmer

poultry processing

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.

Uncommon Chicken Eggs and Laying Patterns in Your Flock

weird chicken eggs

There really isn’t anything uncommon about uncommon looking eggs. Weird chicken eggs can be normal, or sometimes not, it’s up to you to know!

Guinea Fowl and the Department of Farmland Security

guinea fowl

In a world where guinea pigs get all the glory, it’s about time people learned a little more about the guinea fowl. They’re very handy birds to have around!

Keeping Musts for Spring – and Debunking the Other “S” Word

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Crisp mornings and warm sun. Longer days, daffodils and singing birds mean that spring has finally returned to work. It also means it’s time to clean!

Feeding Fowl: What to Expect

feeding fowl

Feeding fowl might seem straight forward, but depending on your flock and the type of birds you have, you may need some guidance in choosing the right feed!

Name that Game Bird

game bird

Delicacies like pheasant, quail and partridge are becoming more commonplace in the restaurant business. Learn more about game birds here!

The Top 4 Pet Duck Breeds

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Interested in raising a pet duck or ten for your backyard, but don’t know which breeds to choose? Check out a few of the top pet duck breeds for backyards.

How do I care for a pet duck in the Winter?

care for a pet duck in the winter

Ducks don’t strike most people as winter animals. That being said, they’re extremely hardy. With proper preparation, you can raise ducks in the winter.

So what do I feed a pet duck anyway?

Duck feed comes in a variety of different forms, protein levels and whatnot. Knowing your flock is the first step in getting them the right feed!