May/June 2012 Issue - Table of Contents
Take a peek at Chickens magazine, your source for chicken-keeping information.
In Addition to Chickens: Duck Patrol
Add some quackers to your cluckers for a mixed flock of fine, feathered friends.
By Cherie Langlois
Healthy Eggs for Healthy Eating
As your ladies begin to lay, take these precautions to keep their eggs clean.
By Debbie Buehler
A chicken keeper shares his experience of how to properly brood chicks.
By Jay Rossier
Blue Are You?
Ameraucanas, Araucanas and Easter Eggers all lay the same-colored egg, but these birds are distinct in breed and appearance.
By Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
Leg bands help you identify your various flock members.
By Sue Weaver
The New Social Order
The pecking order is the foundation of fowl social structure.
By Sheri McGregor
Coop Corner: Paint Job
by Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
Poultry Profiles:Endangered Layers
by Sue Weaver
Fowl Language: Odd Eggs
by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart
The Chicken Keepers
by Cyndi Lieske
by September B. Morn
How Do I ... Treat Wounds
by Sharon Biggs Waller
News & Notes
The Farmers Market
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