Medium Geese

Medium Geese

Geese are separated into three classes by the American Poultry Association: Heavy, Medium and Light. There are other ways to categorize geese: wild and domestic, ornamental and utility, commercial and exhibition. The APA makes the point that “If not for…

Geese, A Brief History

Geese, A Brief History

Geese are generally hardy and easy to manage. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization calls them “The Underestimated Species,” because they are so well suited to small sustainable farm operations. They “are cheap and easy to maintain and that…

Started Guinea Care

Started Guinea Care

Thank you for purchasing started guineas! Guineas are a great bird to have free ranging your property. They are excellent for tick, snake and other pest control and make a great watch bird for your property and your flock. Suggested…

Wild Duck Care

Wild Duck Care

Wild Duck Care Wild ducks are a beautiful addition to the aviary. They can be exhibited at a poultry show. You can breed them and hatch your own ducklings. You can simply keep wild ducks for pleasure. What do I…

Lice and Mites, oh my!

Chickens can be prone to pesky pests. Mites and lice may be a problem for chicken, ducks, quail, and other fowl. It is important to be able to distinguish between the parasites and treat if necessary. What is the difference…

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