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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My garden needs 3 things to flourish 1. Fertilizer 2. Water 3. Pest control. These are all provided by Ducks in the Garden.
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...
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...
Schroeder's Quail Pen (and Brooder) I set off on my quest to create a facility to house coturnix quail without ever having seen a coturnix. I got hooked on the idea from browsing this forum, and...
Just made up this breeder pen for 4-5 quail. The pen was designed around an aluminum cookie sheet and measures ~12x16. A small door hides the waste pan which is easily removed for...
Welcome! This is a pen I built for our Muscovy ducks (above), but I would use the same for chickens or any fowl, really. It's about as basic as you can get. It's not suitable for severely cold...
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...
So you want to be a turkey parent? Here's what you need to know...
This article covers everything you need to know about raising ducklings to ducks.
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...
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...
2010.....So the construction on our new aviary started on August 21 2010 with the first digging of the "pond".... It continued on Friday August 27th and 28th as we decided to scratch what we had...
Here is a list of issues/problems that commonly occur with Muscovy Ducks & also tips on how to deal with or treat them.
This was our chicken tractor for 3 years, now it's been updated into the Duck Mobile! There are lots of predators at our little place on the river so there have been a few updates. The only...
This was the house we originally used for 3 Indian Runner ducks. We purchased a dog house kit from Lowe's. Purchased some cedar boards to make a door along with a pair of hinges and a lock....
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