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Matthew Hough from Ducks Unlimited joins Charlotte to discuss the conservation of migratory waterfowl as well as hunting techniques. Our Podcast Guest: Matthew Hough is Manager of Ducks Unlimited’s Conservation Programs in Kansas. He heads the conservation delivery programs across the state with a team of biologists and engineers to deliver habitat projects on both […]Read more »
Marissa Buchanan writes about the importance of genetic diversity for worldwide food security and how she practices breed conservation with her own flocks. Conservation and Genetic Diversity “Conservation” and “poultry” are two words that aren’t always put together by backyard poultry owners. More often, we use words like “rare” or “heritage” to describe breeds that […]Read more »
Dave Holderread has raised and studies ducks for 50 years. He taught applied poultry science in Puerto Rico before he and his wife Millie established one of the largest genetic stocks of domestic waterfowl in the world on their farm in Oregon. This excerpt about the need to preserve rare breeds is from Storey’s Guide […]Read more »