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Chickens: March/April 2013


Fowl Language: Who You Calling Broody?
Break your hen’s broody spell with these tips.
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart

Coop Corner: You Mite Have a Problem
Mites harm chickens and are a pain in the fluff, but organic solutions do exist.
by Jill Richardson

Poultry Profiles: Weird and Wonderful
Eggs? Meat? How about choosing a breed mainly for its interesting appearance?
by Sue Weaver

Raising Your Own
Hatching your own flocks’ eggs can be a fun and exciting endeavor, but it shouldn’t be taken lightly.
by Kimberley Willis

Equipment You Need: Incubators and Brooders
Make sure you are up-to-date on the latest poultry-keeping equipment.
by Matt John

In Addition to Chickens: The Farmer and the Quail
Move over chickens; keeping quail might just be the next big thing.
by Samantha Johnson

Build a Better Henhouse
Your chickens will feel right at home in this unique, DIY coop.
by Kevin McElroy and Matthew Wolpe

The Fungi and the Fowl
Growing mushrooms in your chicken run can combat mud, manure, bacteria and smell.
by Frank Hyman


Recipe Roundup: Swiss Meets Bacon
by September B. Morn

The Chicken Keepers: Brambles & Buckeyes
by Roger Sipe

Chicken Chat
by You, our readers!

The Last Squawk


Chicken Scratch Letters
News & Notes
Clucker Calendar
General Store
Advertising Index
Poultry Products
The Farmers Market
Shopper Section
Gallery Advertising
Classified Advertising

Cover photo: by Cornelia Anghel/Shutterstock

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I would like to read the article The Fungi and the Fowl, by Frank Hyman, that appeared in the March/April issue of Chickens Magazine. How may I obtain a copy?
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Posted: 9/16/2013 9:03:34 AM
I wanted to order a subscription to Chickens Magazine and I saw you note. How can you not have subscriptions to this Magazine? Please Make this available in Subscription.
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Posted: 3/14/2013 2:58:08 PM
SUBSCRIPTION! Seriously, I can't believe Chicken Magazine is not available as a subscription. C'mon and lets get this fixed.
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please make this a subscription magazine!!!!!!!!!
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