Poultry Nutrition through the Life Stages

2020-09-23T19:03:10-07:00

Different types of poultry need different nutrients. A variety of diets should be fed based on the age, sex, and intended use of your birds.  These diets have varied amounts of water, protein, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, and minerals.  Each specific diet will help support basic body functions first and foremost, but can then be tailored to providing rapid growth for meat birds, consistent egg production in layers, and a full glossy plumage in show birds. If your poultry is not getting the nutrients that they need for meeting their full performance potential, your birds will grow slowly, lay fewer eggs

Poultry Nutrition through the Life Stages2020-09-23T19:03:10-07:00

About Poultry’s Past

2020-09-08T11:29:04-07:00

Have you heard the one about when the chicken crossed the road… to domestication? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It’s a question many poultry fans have, but many don’t know how chickens got their start. Bird owners might not be aware of the fascinating history of our modern-day chicken, so read below for a scratch on the surface of the long and interesting history of poultry. According to Joseph Barber, author of “The Chicken: A Natural History,” the domesticated chickens we see in our backyards today are descended from dinosaurs! They are closely related to the T-Rex

About Poultry’s Past2020-09-08T11:29:04-07:00

The Chicken and the Egg: Which Breed to Buy, and Why

2020-09-08T11:26:21-07:00

If you’ve started the process of procuring poultry and choosing chickens, you’ve probably found yourself in need of some background on breeds. After all, there are LOTS of different kinds of chickens out there, and not all of them are created equal! The type of bird that best suits your needs will be determined by considering the following factors:  Your local temperature,  The size of the space available for your chickens to use & the temperament you want your chickens to have,  The amount of time you have and the age you want to start with, Your unique preferences when

The Chicken and the Egg: Which Breed to Buy, and Why2020-09-08T11:26:21-07:00
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