Eggscellent Eggs!

Eggscellent Eggs!

When produced in your backyard, eggs are a perfectly balanced and super healthy food!¬†One of the reasons I started raising hens was because I couldn’t find the eggs I wanted in the grocery store. I remembered eggs from my great-grandmother’s…

Cornish Cross? Free Range Broilers? A Guide to Purely Poultry's Meat Chickens.

Cornish Cross? Free Range Broilers? A Guide to Purely Poultry’s Meat Chickens.

Purely Poultry offers a comprehensive array of broilers or chickens mainly raised for meat purposes. But with so many choices, it can be hard to make a decision on what would best suit your situation. So here’s a rundown of…

My chicks are weak, cold, and lethargic. What now?

My chicks are weak, cold, and lethargic. What now?

Chicks are actually tough little things and can usually withstand the rigors of mail travel without any major issues in their first couple days after hatching. But if a postal delivery is delayed because of extreme weather or if temperatures…

Duck and Goose Care

Duck and Goose Care

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…

Azolla: Supplemental Greens for Waterfowl

Azolla: Supplemental Greens for Waterfowl

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…

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