Breed Spotlight: The Cochin Chicken

Breed Spotlight: The Cochin Chicken

Breed Spotlight: The Cochin Chicken In the mid-1800s, there was a chicken boom across England and the United States. Many people flocked to own the newest and most exotic breeds available. The Cochin chicken breed was introduced from Japan right in the heat of...
Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Swedish Duck Perhaps you’re familiar with the Swedish duck and don’t even realize it. The Looney Tunes cartoon character Daffy Duck is a Black Swedish duck. Breed Origin The Swedish duck originated around 1830 in the region of Pomerania, which at...
Waterfowl Brooding Basics

Waterfowl Brooding Basics

Waterfowl Brooding Basics Raising waterfowl is such a rewarding experience! Nothing is more exciting than watching your ducklings and goslings start from little balls of fluff and turn into stunning birds in your flock. Like their chicken counterparts, both ducklings...
How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken

How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken

How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken Many of us enjoy raising our own meat chickens to fill our freezers and feed our families. After you’ve mastered the job of raising your chickens successfully, then either processed them yourself or arranged for them to be processed...
What Is Green Muscle Disease?

What Is Green Muscle Disease?

What Is Green Muscle Disease? You’ve ordered your meat chicks, built your perfect chicken tractor while you wait patiently for the chicks to arrive at your post office. You’ve researched how to raise meat birds, and give them the best care possible as they grow. But...