Ducks on Demand: A MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends classic episode!

February 22, 2018 @ 1:01 am
 

In this classic episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends, our guests discuss the darlings of the barnyard, ducks: what to feed them, how to house them, their behavior and what they bring to the table.  

 

 

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Pure Poultry

Intro Heritage Breeds

 

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Ep. 3 All About Incubation

February 8, 2018 @ 1:01 am

Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible!

In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss the in's and out's of using incubators and caring for their precious cargo. 

 

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The Community Chickens podcast is a production of Ogden Publications.

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Ep. 2 Where to Buy Your Chicks

January 25, 2018 @ 1:01 am

Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible!

Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible!

In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss various chicken breeds, how to pick the right one for you, and where to find them. 

 

Thanks for listening to our very first episode! Don't forget to subscribe and to share this episode with your friends! 

 

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Find a Heritage Breed with help from the Livestock Conservancy

Hatchery vs Farm Raised Chickens

Choosing the Good Chick

Expand Your Flock with Mail Order Hatching Eggs

Chicken Hatcheries vs Breeders, Which is best?

Inside Look at a Hatchery

5 Truths About Animal Welfare in Hatcheries

What Hatcheries Should I Use

How to Spot a Healthy Chick

Questions to Ask When Picking Up Chicks

Buying Chicks

Hatcheries Mentioned in this Episode:

Moyer's Chicks - East Coast

Belt Hatchery - West Coast

Ridgway Hatchery - Midwest

 

Until next time... May the flock be with you!

The Community Chickens podcast is a production of Ogden Publications.

In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss various chicken where you can find the perfect chicken for you and what the differences in your experience may be. 

 

Thanks for listening to our very first episode! Don't forget to subscribe and to share this episode with your friends! 

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Ep. 1 Choose the Breed For Your Needs

January 11, 2018 @ 1:01 am

Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible!

In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss various chicken breeds, how to pick the right one for you, and where to find them. 

 

Thanks for listening to our very first episode! Don't forget to subscribe and to share this episode with your friends! 

 

Links from this episode:

Tracing the Roots of our Domestic Chickens- Meredith Chilson

5 Tips for Chicken Breed Selection - Kathy Shea Mormino

Consider Breeds Carefully for Regional Weather and Pecking Order - Rachel Anger

Breeds For Colorful Eggs - Jennifer Sartell

Best Breed of Egg Laying Chickens for a Chicken Coop - Cheryl Long

Egg-cellent guide to Chicken Breeds: Chart - Wells Poultry

What’s a Frizzle? - Donna Belcher McGlasson

Heritage Breeds - Jennifer Kendall

Find a Heritage Breed with help from the Livestock Conservancy

 
Getting Laid by Barb Webb
 
Until next time... May the flock be with you! 
 

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