Keeping Chicken Predators at Bay

Predator Control for Your Flock — Training and Keeping Dogs to Keep Your Flock Safe, Fencing To Keep Poultry In and Predators Out, What Killed My Chicken, and More!

In case you haven’t heard, we’ve got exciting news for all you Backyard Poultry readers out there! If you have a Web-Only or All-Access Backyard Poultry subscription, you now get six EXTRA e-editions a year, in addition to the six issues you receive every other month. Yup, that’s a new issue every month to learn all about chicken care, seasonal concerns like molting, chicken and poultry breeds, egg production and more! Our Winter 2018 e-edition is NOW AVAILABLE and we are providing information on predator control in your flock — from fencing to identification — we have useful information to help you be prepared when predators arrive. Subscribe today and look forward to more e-editions as well as every issue online with a new flip book style!


BYP Winter 18 eeditionIn this Issue:

• From the Editor: It’s a Matter of Life & DeathBackyard Poultry editor, Pam Freeman, discusses dealing with the loss of poultry in your flock.

• Chicken Chat — Our readers share their predator control advice.

Flock Photos — Reader-submitted photos. Learn how you can share your poultry photos too!

Protect Your Flock From Predators:

• Keep Your Flock Away From Predators — Use strategy, knowledge, and a little craftiness to protect your flock.

• A Guide to Chicken Fencing — Keeping chickens in and predators out.

• Greetings From the Rodent Invasion — When a flock of ducks finds themselves outnumbered.

• Poultry Predator Identification — The first step to protecting your flock is identifying your predator.

• What Killed My Chickens? — Chart — Charts to help you identify your predator.

• I Like Chickens. Sadly, So Does Mr. Fox! — Can the family dog save the flock from Mr. Fox?

• The Roman Goose — Roman geese are best known for their watchdog abilities.

• Buckey Enthusiast Keeps Heritage Hens Safe — Flock is kept safe with the help of livestock guardian dogs.

• Training Dogs Around Poultry — Ensuring your flock and your four-legged family members can co-exist.

• Coping with Losing a Chicken — How to handle the loss of a flock member.

And 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.

Never miss another great issue! Subscribe to Backyard Poultry today and gain access to the Winter 2018 e-edition, and many more to come.

How do you protect your flock? Let us know in the comments below!


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