Fancy Fowl magazine

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickenmaven, Jun 16, 2009.

  1. Chickenmaven

    Chickenmaven Songster

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    I LOVED the idea of getting a poultry mag, in addition to Backyard Poultry. I have a subscription to Fancy Fowl & I am rather disappointed. The writing is poor; the grammar & proofing are atrocious; and the necropsy articles do not make my day.
    I am actually thinking about editing the most recent issue & sending it to the publisher. Is that punky of me? I do not want to seem mean... [​IMG]

    Any other opinions of Fancy Fowl?
     
  2. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

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  3. NancyP

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    I think that is a great idea. If I had the skill I would do it.
     
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  4. gel2727

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    Do it! Maybe they'll give you a job [​IMG]
     
  5. pokey

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    i got the three issues they offered for the intro rate. i didn't subscribe to it after that. i felt it lacked info and facts, and i noticed some of the grammar issues also. i was hoping the magazine would improve after time and circulation( maybe they could hire better editors or something.) i also was curious why in the issue of the breeder in alabama? was in a dirty tee shirt in the photos and articles about him. would you not spruce yourself up just a little if someone is putting your picture in a magazine? anyway, i may get an issue later on, but it does not compete yet w/ practical poultry. jmo
     
  6. Chickenmaven

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    I think that their photos are great, but they lack direction. I was wondering if others on BYC agree with me: I'd like to see more stories about individual projects, troubles that have been overcome and advice.

    Do I need to look into "Practical Poultry"? I have not seen that one!!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. pokey

    pokey Warrior Princess

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    i like practical poultry. seems to have lots of info on how to improve things like health and standards for your flock.
     

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