Preparing for Meat Birds: Choosing the Right Breed

One of the most appealing parts of raising poultry is the sustainability and self-reliance it can provide. You don’t have to run to the store to pick up eggs every other day, and if you raise meat birds, you can…

The Eggcellent, Eggstraordinary, Eggstravagant, Eggsceptional EGG Put all your eggs in one basket and use them all for the same purpose……FOODCrack one open.  Crack a different type…Do they look the same?  Of course.  The difference is in the cooking and…

Tragopan Ornamental Pheasants

I was recently asked to write an article on the Tragopan ornamental pheasant.  I have been researching trying to find out more about them.  Well, all I can find are facts. Facts are useful but not very interesting.  I needed…

Temminck's Tragopan Pheasants

The Temmink’s Tragopan Pheasant is a medium-sized pheasant that lives at high altitudes in the Eastern Himalayas, Southern Tibet, Myanmar, and some surrounding areas.  The Temminck’s Tragopan Pheasant is widespread throughout forests of northern South Asia. DESCRIPTION: The Temminck’s Tragopan…

We all know how hard it is to resist placing a little peck on the head of that cute, sweet little chick that just arrived in the mail. As much as I would love to tell you to keep doing…