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…

raising turkeys and chickens together

Can I Raise Chickens and Turkeys or Peafowl Together?

Many people will say that you cannot raise turkeys or peafowl or any game bird with chickens because of Blackhead Disease. But the truth of this statement really varies according to the land on which your birds live and your…

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…

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