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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Welcome! This is a pen I built for our Muscovy ducks (above), but I would use the same for chickens or any fowl, really. It's about as basic as you can get. It's not suitable for severely cold...
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...
So you want to show ducks? Awesome!! I’ve been showing since 2017 starting with mallards now also showing muscovies. Here’s how you start:
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.
My husband has built many chicken coops this year but this duck house he built really did turn out beautiful! He frames them up using 1x2 (he just rips a 2x4 in half) then he sheets the walls...
Last year, I took my first journey into duck ownership. Or is it that my ducks own me? Either way, I found myself ordering two female Blue Swedish ducklings and patiently (I use that word loosely)...
Chinese Geese The Chinese breed is a descendant of the wild swan goose, like it's cousin, the African. It is a very good duel purpose breed, as well as an excellent guard animal. Today, Chinese...
Here on the hobby farm homestead, I was tired of everything looking... well... utilitarian. The coop is inside a dog run, and it's big as a shed. Some of my rabbit cages (for birthing and growing...
Here is a list of issues/problems that commonly occur with Muscovy Ducks & also tips on how to deal with or treat them.
Schroeder's Quail Pen (and Brooder) I set off on my quest to create a facility to house coturnix quail without ever having seen a coturnix. I got hooked on the idea from browsing this forum, and...
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...
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