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Chris Lesley helps us understand what to do with an egg-bound chicken. When raising a backyard flock, nothing is more exciting than collecting a carton’s worth of eggs each day. Every chicken owner puts in a lot of work for their flock, from feeding the birds to cleaning the coop, and a fresh omelet is […]Read more »
Knowing the anatomy of poultry can help you butcher more efficiently. Learn about the placement and processing of gizzard, crop, perineal gland and other internal poultry organs. How to Begin Before attempting to slaughter or butcher an animal, you must perform enough preliminary research to ensure that the work you do is efficient and humane. […]Read more »
by Wendy EN Thomas of Lessons Learned from the Flock For those of us who have never seen the inside of a chicken, it turns out that a chicken’s anatomy is pretty darn interesting. I recently took a class where poultry anatomy was explained and although there are many interesting bits throughout a chicken’s digestive […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell I’m so honored to share this exciting news with all of you! Community Chickens is proud to announce a new line of chicken themed E-Cards available to YOU, our valued readers! The artwork that appears on the cards was designed and created by the gifted and talented artist Lindsey Bugbee and myself, […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Being a chicken keeper for almost half my life has left me with a a rather interesting variety of poultry knowledge. Terms like wattle, spur and comb fly off the tongue as easily as head, shoulders, knees and toes. While a lot of raising turkeys is similar to raising chickens, turkeys are […]Read more »