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 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…

Is Your Bird a Boy or a Girl?

Is Your Bird a Boy or a Girl?

Once chickens are full grown, it becomes clear which are the roosters (males) and which are the hens (females). Roosters are larger and taller in stature than hens. Roosters also crow or Cock-a-doodle-do! They act differently than hens – being…

Guineas, More Than Just Tick Control

Guineas, More Than Just Tick Control

Guinea Fowl or Guineas are very well known as tick-control birds – they seem to be the first fowl-based solution that comes to mind when someone complains about ticks. Indeed Guineas do voraciously feed on insects including ticks and many…

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