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In this issue, we see how raising meat chickens and turkeys on your farm can be beneficial. Homesteaders looking to grow their food usually start at the easiest entry point and work their way up. Gardening is the simplest and cheapest way to start, but for those of us who want to stuff our freezer with meat, poultry is the next step. Raising poultry for meat is a cost-effective means of growing meat, and the turn around time is quicker than other farm animals. Explore raising meat chickens and turkeys to stock your freezer.
In this Issue:
+ Raising Meat on the Farm — Get pro advice for raising meat chickens and turkeys to stock your freezer.
+ A Chicken in Every Yard and Every Plot — A reader’s take on her literary world after getting her own flock.
+ How to Properly Feed and House Pigeons —Learn about the different housing and feed needed to keep a flock of pigeons.
+ A DIY Chicken Cone Harvesting Station — Learn how to make a portable and storable area for harvesting.
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+ One-Pan Chicken Recipes — For every night dinners or a party, these recipes are easy to make and clean up.
+ It’s Show Time! — How to pick the best birds to bring to show and make sure they look their best.
+ Poultry Facts 201 — Discover these fascinating facts about your backyard flock.
+ Exploring Tempera Paint — How Eggs Shaped Art History — Learn about this historic paint technique where backyard eggs are the main ingredient.
+ Chickens in a Minute — What’s the Best Bedding for my Chickens? — Your choice of bedding makes a big difference for you and your birds.
+ Warm Oatmeal for Chickens with Cinnamon and Cayenne — A healthy treat for your flock on cold days.
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.
Are you raising meat chickens or turkeys? What tips would you pass along to first-timers?