Why do people raise poultry? Poultry can teach.

Why do people raise poultry? Poultry can teach.

One of the most memorable educational projects you can do with your children or as a teacher in school is to hatch out eggs in an incubator. Giving students the opportunity to experience the process of incubation and hatching is…

Why do people raise poultry? Chickens as Family Pets

Why do people raise poultry? Chickens as Family Pets

So you decided to get chickens – you were convinced to do so for very practical reasons – you wanted fresh eggs for your family, manure for your compost, and tick control. Then you researched the breeds and chose a…

Why do people raise poultry? Feather-Appreciation

Why do people raise poultry? Feather-Appreciation

One of the biggest things that make chickens and poultry in general alluring and truly addictive for people is the feathers! Feathers are one of those archetypal shapes and designs of human culture. Feathers and wings represent flying and hopes…

Why do people raise poultry? Heritage Breed Preservation

Why do people raise poultry? Heritage Breed Preservation

For many people, the drive and inspiration to raise poultry is to be a part of Heritage Breed Preservation. Conserving historic breeds of birds is a noble pursuit. Many breeds have started disappearing as people became less inclined to grow…

Why do people raise poultry? Poultry is Practical!

Why do people raise poultry? Poultry is Practical!

There is a movement afoot with people going back to their roots – to making things by hand – to growing their own food – and to being sustainable. Poultry fits into this model very well. A flock of chickens…

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