Our June/July 2017 issue is NOW AVAILABLE, featuring everything about eggs — from selling eggs to finding the perfect chicken breed for maximum egg production to understanding duck egg color. Subscribe today!
In this issue, Erin Phillips helps you formulate a plan for selling eggs as a business with specifics on marketing, storage, and labeling. Which chicken breeds are best to maximize egg production? This issue has the answer and more must-know information about raising chickens for eggs. Also, tips on how to get started on the poultry show circuit, pigeons 101, high-tech gadgets for the hen house and much more! Looking for a summertime treat? Your chickens will love Lisa Steele’s watermelon soup with mint, and you won’t want to miss Rita Heikenfeld’s recipe for picnic chicken prepared two ways.
In this Issue:
+ A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat — An inspiring story of childhood entrepreneurs.
+ Eggs as a Business — Your backyard eggs can be yummy and profitable!
+ Top 10 Chicken Breeds for an Egg Business — A guide to the best layers.
+ Tips for Buying and Selling at a Poultry Swap Meet — Make the day a success
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+ Get to Know Pigeons — Part one in our series on these useful birds.
+ Recipes: Picnic Chicken — Make perfect fried chicken from your stovetop or oven.
+ Showing Poultry 101 — Learn how to get into the poultry show circuit.
+ Want Colored Duck Eggs? Think Genetics! — Achieve an array of colored eggs with ducks.
+ Add High Tech to the Henhouse — Bring your coop into the computer age.
+ Watermelon Soup with Mint — A cool treat your flock will love.
+ Why Are My Chickens Laying Soft Eggs? — Answers to this common summer problem.
More Great Resources, Stories, and Tips in Each Issue:
Photo Essay 12/3: Chickens Bring Peace of Mind After a Long Day
From The Editor 12/3: Chilling With My Flock
Backyard Poultry Bookstore
Poultry Talk: Ask Our Experts
Book Preview — Backyard Chickens: Beyond the Basics
And much more!
Backyard Poultry magazine is your best source for information on how to raise healthier, more productive backyard chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese and even keeping guinea fowl. Whether you live on a farm, call a suburban neighborhood home, or are mastering poultry farming in an urban environment, we have the how-to guides and tips.
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