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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This article is mostly for humorous purposes only. But it really happened.
I'm looking for an idea on how to make a simple and movable shelter for my pheasants. They have a barn area to go into but they continue to stay outside. I was thinking of a plastic tote with a...
I posted pictures of this on the "calling any one from missouri" thread and offered to share the plans, so here they are in the attached PDF file for anyone who is interested. edit: Updated PDF...
Mallard Derived Duck Color Genetics Basics Ducks have come a long way since they were first domesticated from mallards and now come in many beautiful colors. This article will explore how the...
Have you ever wanted a quail that was as friendly as a chicken? Well this is your answer!
Here is an interesting topic, it has been long debated that the Muscovy duck's name is incorrect and that it is more closely related to a goose or it deserves to be in it's own group of...
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:
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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