General Care for Backyard Chickens and Ducks

In order to avoid the need for an avian pathologist, a fancier must practice good, common sense GENERAL CARE including good nutrition. In this article I will explain the basics about how to take care of backyard chickens and ducks. Do you realize that a chicken is designed to...

‘Crusty’ Duck Heads

It’s unsightly, it’s crusty, it destroys feathers, and it’s sticky when wet – what IS that stuff? Oh-No! It’s ‘DIRTY DUCK’ SALIVA! You’ve seen it, I’m sure. Your best show bird has a head of feathers that looks like he’s having a ‘bad hair day’. Tiny feathers are sticking...