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Poultry = Birds We Eat

Poultry = Birds We Eat

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Predator proofing chicken/duck/goose run- love it. or wrap the wire all the way around the bottom and never have a worry that they can get it!

Predator proof chicken run

Solar light in the coop run so bugs collect at night as a treat for the chickens

Birdseyeview's Chicken Coop

Plant "Butterfly Bushes" in the chicken run for them to hide in. Chickens won't eat it & the flowers attract bugs for them to eat & it grows fast & provides shade.

Fresh Eggs Daily®: Chicken Run Landscaping

Chicken breeds

If you live in a location where ordinances prohibit keeping chickens and ducks, then quail may be right for you. Discover the many reasons why you might want to consider keeping quail.

Why You Should Consider Keeping Quail

For those who are thinking about getting some starter chicks for fresh eggs this year, consider hanging a feather duster in the brood box. It gives them a place to snuggle and greatly reduces stress as they have a new "momma"

Golden Laced Sebright Bantam Rooster

Train your chickens to come when called, so you can let them out and get them in anytime you want. Also enables you to call them to safety when predators lurk. If you have multiple flocks, you can train each to come to a different call. Very helpful when you have new pullets free ranging with old flock, and need to get each flock to its own coop.

Raising Duck vs. Chickens for eggs - welsh harlequins or Khaki Campbell

****** DIY chicken feeder pipe! ****** via Mallory Kupfer

****** DIY chicken feeder pipe! ******

Polish Buff Laced Chicken

20+ Animals With Majestic Hair


Store Swedish Flower Hen | Greenfire Farms


This is a REAL, totally black rooster called an Ayam Cemani .... It is an all black chicken with feathers of black. Its organs are black. Its meat is black. Its feet and nails are black. The inside of its mouth is black. It also costs $2,500 for one ... that means $5,000 for a pair!

American Bresse Chicken - Google Search

The Differences Between Ameraucana and Easter Egg Chickens: There are only 3 breeds of chickens that lay colored eggs other than the typical white and various shades of browns. I say ‘breeds’ loosely, as only two are actually recognized breeds; the Ameraucana and the Araucana. The third is known as the Easter Egger Chicken. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.

The Differences Between Ameraucana and Easter Egg Chickens

Outsmarting the Chickens at the Feeder, easy DIY to keep them from spilling food from their feeder.

Tilly's Nest: Outsmarting the Chickens at the Feeder

Neat idea for chicken dust bath

Rooster! Partridge Chantecler is a breed of chicken originating in Canada. It is extremely cold-resistant & one of the most cold hardy chickens. It is suitable for both egg and meat production. This is a kind of Chantecler more adapted to free range conditions. In the 21st century it is listed as Critical by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy. Roosters weigh 9 lbs (3.9 kilos), and hens are 6.5-7.5 lbs (3-3.4 kilos). They are gentle birds.

Wyandotte - mild and friendly personalities. Occasionally, Wyandottes can become aggessive, but overall these chickens make great flock members. Wyandottes are quite hardy, especially in cold climates and lay light to medium brown eggs. broody. chicks tend to be strong and are quick growers

Chicken Breeds - Wyandotte

Brahma (dark, light, buff); quiet, tame, docile, winter-hardy, med brown eggs 3/wk, very heavy (8+lb), common. Brahmas are gentle giants with feathered legs and feet and profuse, fluffy feathering. Originally from India, these birds were bred for meat production, though the hens lay relatively decently and are great setters and mothers. This fancy breed of chicken makes a great pet for its quiet and tame nature, tolerance to the cold, huggability and sheer chic-ness!

Chicken Breeds - Brahma

I think I found the right look for the chicken run for out chicken coop!

09northernchick's Chicken Coop

The True Cost of Keeping Chickens

The Blood Pheasant.