white call bantam duckling

When asked by my teammates what my favorite bird is and why, I immediately thought of the adorable call ducklings we received this past May. Picking up that box of adorable cuteness from the post office was a delight for…

Ask the team: What is Your Favorite Bird and Why? Jodi Answers...

When someone asks “What bird do you recommend,” I always think of the Buff Orpington as my favorite for several reasons. The Orpington breed first originated in the United Kingdom in the late 1800s. There are many different color varieties…

Why do people raise poultry? Poultry can teach.

One of the most memorable educational projects you can do with your children or as a teacher in school is to hatch out eggs in an incubator. Giving students the opportunity to experience the process of incubation and hatching is…

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…

Cooking Heritage Breed and Pasture Raised Turkeys

So you’ve made the big leap and planned to have an extra special bird this Thanksgiving. Your heritage breed or pasture raised turkeys are mere weeks away from butcher or perhaps you ordered one from a local farm or supplier….