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.

Flapper_DSCN0501 (Large) by casportpony posted Mar 14, 2018 at 6:09 PMDSCN5712 (Large) by casportpony posted Feb 13, 2018 at 8:31 AM
Basic turkey questions and answers.
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...
If no medicine is at hand, cayenne pepper can be used to treat coccidiosis in turkeys.
This article covers everything you need to know about raising ducklings to ducks.
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...
My garden needs 3 things to flourish 1. Fertilizer 2. Water 3. Pest control. These are all provided by Ducks in the Garden.
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.
What is angel wing, what causes it and how to manage it.
A guide to keeping Muscovy ducks
Introduction to peafowl. The basics, caring for peafowl, genetics and more.
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...
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.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by