Ducks! Colorful and varied, good producers, effective pest foragers, attractive. Some quack more than others – they call them Call ducks for a reason – but many owners enjoy that sociability. Husbandry is different from that for chickens, but once you have them set up, they are no trouble. Take a look...
Posted by christineheinrichs
on May 19, 2012 in Books
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“As a hazel-nut is to a walnut, a Brussels sprout to a cabbage, an Austin to a Cadillac – so is a Bantam to a regular chicken,” writes Eva Le Gallienne in Flossie and Bossie,her 1949 novel about two bantam hens in a barnyard. It’s out of print, but you may be able to find a copy at your local...
Madison, Wisconsin was the best place for me to live while I was writing How to Raise Chickens! The University of Wisconsin’s Steenbock Memorial Library , has a world-class collection in agriculture and life sciences. Their research librarians are the best! One in particular took an interest in my project...
Posted by Tyler Danke
on Apr 7, 2011 in Books
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This review appeared in the April edition of The Poultry Press, on page 51. We are happy to share it here, as well.
Wisconsin native Patricia Lacey has written a detailed, extensive history of the American Bantam Association, called All Cooped Up. The title is interesting, because, of course it refers to...