July/August 2012 Issue - Table of Contents
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In Addition to Chickens: Out of Africa
Ornamental and oh-so-vocal, guinea fowl offer farm protection, pest control and plenty of entertainment.
By Cherie Langlois
When Feathers Fly
From glorious feather patterns to striking colors, your birds’ plumage is a reflection of their overall health and well-being.
By Sharon Biggs Waller
There’s gold—black gold—in your henhouse! Learn how to turn your chickens’ manure into precious, nutrient-dense soil for your garden.
By Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
Take a Deep Breath
Have you been watching out for your flock’s respiratory health?
By Karla S. Rugh, DVM, Ph.D.
Treats for Cheeps
Supplement your hens’ main diet with some additional tasty morsels.
By Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
Chickens In the Garden
Author Jessi Bloom says chickens and gardens go together for good reason!
By Tiffany Lin
Coop Corner: Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
by Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
Poultry Profiles: Pretty Little Layers
by Sue Weaver
Fowl Language: Anatomy 101
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
The Chicken Keepers
by Cyndi Lieske
by September B. Morn
How Do I ... Catch/Hold a Chicken
by Sharon Biggs Waller
News & Notes
The Farmers Market
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