City chickens are becoming more popular in the United States. Many families keep a small number of chickens as a source of eggs as part of the local-food...>Read More
Photo by Aine Slabaugh, WVU Braxton County Extension ServiceWell-designed and maintained coops should prevent frostbite in chicken flocks, but with extremely...>Read More
There has been some confusion lately about the nature and safety of colored eggs, such as the blue-shelled eggs produced by Araucana chickens.The blue and...>Read More
Most people know Salmonella can be found in raw and undercooked meat, poultry, dairy and eggs. But often they don’t know backyard poultry can carry the...>Read More
In planning housing for your small poultry flock, you need to consider a variety of issues. Some are associated with the practical matters of having a coop...>Read More
Once you have decided you want to raise poultry, you need to decide which species of poultry you are interested in. This is primarily based on what you want...>Read More
Phil Clauer is a Senior Instructor and Extension Specialist at Penn State University. Phil got his B.S in Poultry Science and his M.s. in Continuing and...
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