The turkey originated in North and Central America. While European explorers and Asian traders later helped create new breeds, the birds got several names based on geographical misunderstandings.
Boars grow some big tusks, and while many farmers choose to trim them, some don’t. Performing the task correctly can keep you safe and your hog healthy.
Backyard flocks might not fly with the seasons, yet their wild instincts play an important role in social bonds and creating a collaborative community.
Ready to take that holiday portrait of your favorite hen or rooster? Follow these basic steps to help you capture your feathered models at their best.
In part three of this series, we continue alphabetically through chicken ailments, covering feathers, fleas, flies, frostbite, housing and injury.
This round of contenders is led by a cow and a flock of sheep who seem to ask, “What are you looking at?” After that come chickens, a goat and a horse.
I commonly answer questions about keeping chickens, ducks and other poultry, but these two left me stumped. So I asked an expert.