Poultry

Homesteading articles about Poultry pertaining to homesteaders, farming, animal husbandry, gardening, history, and myriad other topics discussed at Homestead.org, collected over two decades from experienced homesteaders who know what they’re talking about.

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Top 10 Best Egg-Laying Chicken Breeds

For many people, the main incentive of raising chickens in the backyard…

Michael Feldmann Michael Feldmann

Roosters A Plenty

When I moved to this two-acre croft in Iowa, just outside Iowa…

Magdalena Perks Magdalena Perks

Raise Heritage Turkeys for Holiday Cash

Small-scale turkey farming is an excellent income source for homesteaders.  They have…

Jenny Flores Jenny Flores

Pick the Perfect Poultry for Your Homestead: A Beginner’s Guide

Whether you want eggs, meat, or your own petting zoo, there's a…

Lisa Lombardo Lisa Lombardo

Hectic Heritage Turkey Hatching

“Gobble, gobble, gobble, proud turkeys proud turkeys. Gobble, gobble, gobble proud turkeys…

May Woodworth May Woodworth

Raising Chickens for Eggs

The popularity of keeping and raising chickens for eggs has undergone a…

Kathy Bernier Kathy Bernier

Raising Quail for Profit on the Homestead

Homesteaders looking for a money-making venture should consider raising quail for profit. …

Jenny Flores Jenny Flores

Michelle, the Boschvelder Hen, and Her Guinea Keets

Growing up, I remember my mother always having Guinea fowl feathers in…

Multi-purpose Chicken Tractors

Our poultry tractors used to sit dormant in between bird batches, now…

May Woodworth May Woodworth

Chickens or Ducks? The Best Fowl for Your Farm

It's finally happened: you're moving toward living your homesteading dream. You figured…

Laura Bittle Laura Bittle

Guinea Fowl: Something Different in the Garden

An exotic and perhaps odd-looking breed of poultry, the Guinea Fowl, is…

Victoria Varga Victoria Varga

Muscovy Mommas: Lessons Learned from My Broody Ducks

As a relatively new homesteader, I have only recently hit the benchmark…

Wren Everett Wren Everett