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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Just What Are Quail? Quail is a collective name for several genera of mid-sized birds in the order of Galliformes. Old World Quail,...
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...
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!
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...
Introduction to peafowl. The basics, caring for peafowl, genetics and more.
A guide to keeping Muscovy ducks
Basic turkey questions and answers.
My garden needs 3 things to flourish 1. Fertilizer 2. Water 3. Pest control. These are all provided by Ducks in the Garden.
Quail Diseases Quail are generally quite hardy little birds and don't get sick often if kept properly. But on...
I'm sure most of you have wondered (and might be wondering right now) "What type of poultry should I get?". Though there are many ways to decide, it might be best to decide by listening to people...
Duckling care, brooder ideas and the Ancona breed
My journey into pigeons began in May 2018. It all started finding a stray racing pigeon. I managed to contact the owner through the details on its ring and he advised me on how best to care for it...
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