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…

raising quail

Raising Quail – Alternative Small Space Production

Alternative farming enterprises and especially those that fit into small scale farms and homesteads are gaining lots of interest lately. Raising quail is one such enterprise that is becoming more and more popular. And there is a good reason for…

Washing and Refrigerating Eggs - is it necessary for your own eggs?

Washing and Refrigerating Eggs – is it necessary for your own eggs?

According to egg sales regulations in this country, eggs have to be kept refrigerated at or below 45 degrees F. If you are in the business of selling your eggs, you should legally abide by this rule. Your state’s Agriculture…

Raising Meat Ducks

Raising Meat Ducks

Raising ducks for meat canĀ be very rewarding. I prefer to raise my own becauseĀ it is hard to find in grocery stores, is usually not very fresh, and is expensive. Duck meat is mostly dark meat, is quite fatty, and has…

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