Do Ducks Make Good Pets?

Ducks can make very good pets as long as you understand a couple of important things about them. First of all, ducks do not really like to be picked up in general. Over the years, I’ve known a few individuals…

Tyler Kindergarten Questionnairre

I have here a questionnaire that my kindergarten teacher asked me in 1994. I thought it was quite prophetic and applicable today. Did you know?… When I grow up I want 3 children, a computer, a pond in my backyard with lots of fish,…

How do I raise my flock organically?

A flock of chickens raised in a backyard or an a small farm will produce wonderful, fresh, and super-flavorful eggs. The eggs will also be very nutritious and healthful – especially compared to supermarket eggs, as chickens raised in healthy…

Integrating new flock members into existing flock

Chickens are social beings with a strong social hierarchy. This means that within each flock, there are a few ‘alpha’ or leader’ birds, and a group of birds that act more as ‘followers.’ Many flocks also include roosters, which have…

Barbara tells all. How does it feel to be the writer for Purely Poultry?

I’ve been working for Purely Poultry for a little over 2 months, and I am very happy to say that my whole experience has been just great! I have always thoroughly enjoyed raising and observing birds and poultry, and I…