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.

So you have decided that you want ducks. Good decision! But you need to be prepared for the special challenges that raising ducks include. I have two "flocks" of ducks. One that I call my adult...
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...
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...
Hi there, This is my duck house I built for my daughter. Building this duck house, I felt like I reinvented the wheel sometimes and even now, I’m thinking if I were to do it again, how I would do...
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...
The saying "What starts right, ends right" holds true when it comes to raising turkeys.
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
It all started in March 2013 when I got an itch to have a few chickens running around the yard. Then it turned into having a few ducks as well. I ordered my chicks and ducklings 8 weeks out. I...
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...
So you want to be a turkey parent? Here's what you need to know...
Our duck house, made from leftover scraps after making a pig shelter. I covered the floor inside with two layers of plastic wwe had lying around to give a waterproof and washable surface and so...
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