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.

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...
This article covers everything you need to know about raising ducklings to ducks.
Why should I raise Geese? Geese are wonderful creatures with many great capabilities.
Introduction to peafowl. The basics, caring for peafowl, genetics and more.
Here on the hobby farm homestead, I was tired of everything looking... well... utilitarian. The coop is inside a dog run, and it's big as a shed. Some of my rabbit cages (for birthing and growing...
This spring we decided to add ducks to our lives. We bought four Swedish Blues from McMurray and raised them in a brooder for 4 weeks before moving them permanently to their new home this past...
This is our first adventure into having ducks. My daughters and I decided to build a small semi-transportable coop for 6 female ducks (2 Blue Swedish, 2 Cayuga, 2 Welsh Harlequin) since we rent...
Basic turkey questions and answers.
I made this out of recycled shipping crates for my week old ducks. My box is 2' x 4'. The 2x2's are ripped 2x4s I used: 4' of 1/2" hardware cloth Ceiling fan light fixture, 3 bulb Extension cord...
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.
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...
BEGINNING WITH GUINEAS In sparsley populated Wyoming guineas were not a common...
Staff note: We’ve been trying to find a way to restore the missing pics to this article but haven’t had any luck. Hopefully the author will be able to help us get the pics loaded back up! My Old...
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...
6 week old guineas exploring the outdoor pen for the first time. By the time keets are 6 weeks old they are mostly feathered although the head and neck will still be covered with down. At this...
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