recent posts Posted by Meghan on Mar 7, 2014
Ducks are wonderful birds to raise for meat, eggs, insect control and they are entertaining as pets. The average lifespan of domestic ducks is 10 years. Geese are very hardy and raised primarily for meat, weed control, to stand guard and as pets, but people also enjoy...Posted by Barbara Taylor-Laino on Feb 20, 2014
When I first read about Azolla as a supplemental source of greens for ducks in Carol Deppe’s book, The Resilient Gardener, I was immediately hooked. I searched out a source and got myself a little wad of the aquatic plant and placed it in a tub of water I had on...Posted by Barbara Taylor-Laino on Feb 6, 2014
Although nothing beats the magic of a mother hen incubating and hatching a clutch of eggs, the incubator can produce its own magical clutch of chicks without the risks of natural brooding. Around my farm, the placing of eggs in the incubator is one of our first rites...Posted by Barbara Taylor-Laino on Jan 30, 2014
Animal Welfare Approved is one of the most strict humane certification labels in the USA. We decided to be certified through them for our farm because the rules and regulations of how chickens should be treated and raised most closely matched our own belief system....Posted by Barbara Taylor-Laino on Jan 20, 2014
Call Ducks are truly the cutest ducks and are perfect for a small backyard flock or homestead. They are bantam sized, weighing between 1 and 2 pounds and have a stout and rounded appearance, with short bills and big round cheeks that make them look like plush toy...Posted by Barbara Taylor-Laino on Jan 8, 2014
When I saw Tyler’s announcement that Purely Poultry was looking for a new team member and writer, I couldn’t help but think this would be a great fit for me! I am currently farming, and I was looking for a way to make some extra income without having to...Posted by Meghan on Jan 6, 2014
Purely Poultry has been making changes to be more customer friendly. 2013 was a year filled with amazing growth, record sales, and personal gains for the team. We started 2013 by launching Vulturine Guineas Product ID 923. We ended 2013 with launching Weeder Geese...