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? 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…

Why should you order from Purely Poultry?

Why should you order from Purely Poultry?

There are quite a few ways to order poultry and poultry supplies online, and quite a few different online companies. So why should you choose Purely Poultry? First of all, our heart is totally and completely in it! Tyler Danke…

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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