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.

My garden needs 3 things to flourish 1. Fertilizer 2. Water 3. Pest control. These are all provided by Ducks in the Garden.
So you have decided that you want ducks. Good decision! But you need to be prepared for the special challenges that raising ducks include. I have two "flocks" of ducks. One that I call my adult...
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...
Basic turkey questions and answers.
Why should I raise Geese? Geese are wonderful creatures with many great capabilities.
Ducks and geese are hardy and fairly easy to raise. Their brooding requirements are simple and they don't need special housing or equipment, but they can be MESSY!
This article covers everything you need to know about raising ducklings to ducks.
Ducks are wonderful animals, They are great egg layers, meat birds and companions. Although they may seem easy to care for, there is more to ducks than meets the eye.
Once you have decided you want to keep Quail, you will need to decide on a breed you wish to keep. Many factors can sway you to pick a certain breed depending on why you wish to keep them. They...
Housing Your Quail (This section pertains to all Quail except Button Quail which I will cover later.) Your Quail will need to be kept safe, secure and dry at all...
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...
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...
We couldn’t just leave them there. “It is Earth Day, after all,” I shrugged and that set us in motion.
Introduction to peafowl. The basics, caring for peafowl, genetics and more.
A guide to keeping Muscovy ducks
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