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.
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 to peafowl. The basics, caring for peafowl, genetics and more.
Basic turkey questions and answers.
Here is a list of issues/problems that commonly occur with Muscovy Ducks & also tips on how to deal with or treat them.
This is a basic guide for the Incubation and Hatching of Muscovy Eggs
How to successfully raise Bobwhite Quail...
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.
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...
Hatching Quail Eggs (California Quail eggs after a hatch) Hatching Quail can be a fun and educational...
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...
The saying "What starts right, ends right" holds true when it comes to raising turkeys.
Incubating Guinea Fowl To successfully hatch any eggs, begin with fresh, clean, fertile eggs. If eggs are purchased by mail order, it is important to ensure that the eggs receive proper care in...
So you want to be a turkey parent? Here's what you need to know...
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