July/August 2013 - Table of Contents
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Fowl Language: Laying Ain’t Easy
Minimize laying troubles, such as a prolapsed oviduct, with proper nutrition and attentive flock management.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
Pets with Benefits
If you’re considering a chicken as a family pet, these four breeds are right up your, well … coop.
by Ana Hotaling
Drinks On Me
Make your own inexpensive, bacteria-free chicken waterer this summer.
by Erica Strauss
Equipment You Need: Predator Controls
These products help protect your flock from predators and other troublesome ne’er-do-wells.
by Matt John
Now Boarding The Ark of Taste
The Slow Food Ark of Taste highlights nine American heritage-breed chickens for their historic and culinary value.
by Lisa Munniksma
Success with Egg-cess
When your hens go into overdrive this summer, put all those extra eggs to good use in these tasty, farm-fresh recipes.
by Samantha Johnson and
The Bane of Bumblefoot
Plantar pododermatitis can be fatal if left untreated. When veterinary care is unavailable, treatment at home may be the only option.
by Kathy Mormino
In Addition to Chickens: In Love with Doves
You won’t want a flock, but a few doves might make for quite an adventure.
by Gayle Soucek
by Frank Hyman
Poultry Profiles: Dare to Be Different
by Sue Weaver
by You, our readers!
The Last Squawk
A Chicken in Every Shot
The Farmers Market
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