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Other Fowl

Raising chickens is awesome, but what about their other feathered cousins? Learn how to raise other fantastic birds, including: Turkeys, Ducks, Quail, Geese, and others.

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Basic turkey questions and answers.
What is angel wing, what causes it and how to manage it.
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...
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...
The saying "What starts right, ends right" holds true when it comes to raising turkeys.
If no medicine is at hand, cayenne pepper can be used to treat coccidiosis in turkeys.
Here is a list of issues/problems that commonly occur with Muscovy Ducks & also tips on how to deal with or treat them.
Just made up this breeder pen for 4-5 quail. The pen was designed around an aluminum cookie sheet and measures ~12x16. A small door hides the waste pan which is easily removed for...
So, this story starts with my neighbors wanting to get rid of an old dilapidated boat. She just wanted it out of their yard. It had a good motor and trailer (which my dear darling hubby was...
This winter we knew it was time for a change. Our 3 runner ducks were almost 3 years old, we were thinking about adding 2 more ducklings to our flock and we didn't want to go another winter with a...
Duckling care, brooder ideas and the Ancona breed
My garden needs 3 things to flourish 1. Fertilizer 2. Water 3. Pest control. These are all provided by Ducks in the Garden.
Geese are primarily grazing animals. They have similar nutritional needs and eating habits to horses and other similar livestock. An ideal diet for geese would be 80%+ fresh grass, supplemented...
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.
Just What Are Quail? Quail is a collective name for several genera of mid-sized birds in the order of Galliformes. Old World Quail,...
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