Chickens are the standard egg layers, but ducks can bring distinct value to the backyard, too, in the form of eggs, pest control, entertainment and more!
Brooding one species of bird by anotherâ€”a chicken by a turkey, for exampleâ€”is possible, though you need to be mindful and success isn’t guaranteed.
Dominique Leal from the California-based farm The Clucking Sisters breaks down the personalities that sparkle in her backyard flock.
Spring weather can be very unpredictable, so when springtime cold weather hits, protect your chickens and other poultry from the frosty effects.
You can totally keep a flock of mixed poultry in one coop. The keys are following a few simple rules and minding the size of your flock.
Ducks are another backyard bird that doesnâ€™t get quite the amount of attention that chickens do, but they can offer a lot to your urban farm.