Best Results at the Fair

Best Results at the Fair

Top tips and tricks for preparing poultry for the best results prior to the fair Selection of birds Exhibition quality from a small private breeder versus hatchery quality from a large national hatchery or website. Not something you can change…

Letter to High School FFA Members

Dear High School Students, I would like to encourage you to get active in your local FFA ¬†¬†program. I am so thankful that I was in the FFA. I am convinced that being active in FFA is the most important…

Organic Chicken De-Worming and Prevention

Organic Chicken De-Worming and Prevention

We’ve discussed deworming and worm prevention in previous blog articles, but I also wanted to discuss organic methods for addressing worms. In this case, I am discussing intestinal parasite worms that can end up in your chickens’ digestive tract and…

Worming 101

Worming 101

A lot of new chicken owners worry about their chickens getting worms. In this case, we don’t mean earthworms, which your chickens will love eating. We mean intestinal worms, endoparasites, like roundworms. Worms can be very serious, not allowing your…

Can people catch Avian Influenza from their poultry?

Can people catch Avian Influenza from their poultry?

Avian Influenza has the potential to infect people. Currently, according to the FDA, a person would need to have extensive direct contact with infected birds in order to catch it. So keep your hands away from your face, and wash…

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