Other Birds

GOLDEN PHEASANT or the CHINESE PHEASANT (Chrysolophus pictus) (Pic below is of a two year old male) INFORMATION This pheasant is perfect for beginners and the most popular of all pheasants...
INTRODUCTION Pigeons. When the average person hears this word, most likely the first thing they think of are the hybird "city" pigeons developed through cross-breeding of the Rock Dove. To the...
This mama guinea sat on her nest for 4 weeks, right under our noses, and we never noticed. I knew she had disappeared, but I just assumed that a predator had gotten her. Never thought to check...
2010.....So the construction on our new aviary started on August 21 2010 with the first digging of the "pond".... It continued on Friday August 27th and 28th as we decided to scratch what we had...
I used to think guinea fowl were just chickens with polka dots, but nothing is further from the truth! Guinea fowl are quite a bit different from chickens in appearance and behaviour. In this...
Incubating Guinea Fowl To successfully hatch any eggs, begin with fresh, clean, fertile eggs. If eggs are purchased by mail order, it is important to ensure that the eggs receive proper care in...
Introduction to peafowl. The basics, caring for peafowl, genetics and more.
BEGINNING WITH GUINEAS In sparsley populated Wyoming guineas were not a common...
Keeping Pigeons: People keep pigeons for many different reasons such as racing/homing, breeding for shape and colors, fancy flying, pets or meat, so there are now hundreds of pigeon breeds...
In October 2014 I got a pair of society finches, the male (Tweety Bird or TB) loved building and rebuilding the nest for his mate (named R). She would lay a clutch of eggs and every time...
If no medicine is at hand, cayenne pepper can be used to treat coccidiosis in turkeys.
What is angel wing, what causes it and how to manage it.
A fairly common problem with growing ducklings and goslings is foot and leg problems, caused by incorrect feeding, or more specifically, lack of usable Niacin (B-vitamin) their diet.
The first step of raising ducks and/or geese is to decide what you are raising them for. Certain breeds of ducks and geese are bred for certain reasons.
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