Coccidiosis

Coccidiosis is one of the most common ailments that affect chicks and is one of the most likely causes of death in chicks under 6 weeks old. Coccidiosis in chickens is caused by one or more of 9 species of…

What is the Best Swan Breed for Me?

Swans are a fabulous addition to any avian collection, and the presence of swans do something else to the atmosphere of the environment they reside in. Swans exude an elegance and create a sense of romance, gracefulness, and opulence. But…

Starting a Poultry-Based Business

Now is a good time to start a poultry-related business. The popularity of poultry raising in backyards, as well as a growing concern over food quality, has opened new windows of opportunities for new businesses with poultry focuses. As the…

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…

What is a Pet Chicken?

Many people refer to their chickens as pets, or they refer to their favorite chicken as their pet chicken. The word, pet, is a term of endearment and emotional attachment. Pets are parts of human families. Dogs and cats and…