Posted by Meghan
on Feb 26, 2013 in Care & Safety of Poultry
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, Unusual Species
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With the rise in popularity of backyard poultry, the Centers for Disease Control is seeing a rise in reports of salmonella. Salmonella can cause diarrhea, vomiting, fever, or abdominal cramping in humans. The illness can range from mild to life threatening. The biggest tool you have in preventing salmonella...
Posted by Tyler Danke
on Mar 22, 2011 in Game Birds
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People raise birds like quail, pheasants, turkeys and partridge for many reasons. One often cited reason is for release. Just as some people raise swans so they can enjoy seeing them, people raise game birds for the joy of knowing there is a healthy population on or near their property. Hunters also raise...
With the recent and growing interest in urban farming, along with the many restrictions facing city dwellers who might want to raise chickens, quail are worth close consideration. These small game birds require very little space, as they can be raised completely indoors as in a garage,...