In this Issue:
• From the Editor: It’s a Matter of Life & Death — Backyard 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.
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.
How do you protect your flock? Let us know in the comments below!