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How to Get Started with Raising Peafowl

Dan Poultry, This Land of Ours

How to get started with raising Peafowl. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Peafowls are not picky eaters. Like chickens, they will eat just about anything. You should feed chicks a medicated starter during the first 6 months, ideally mixed with a gamebird starter. A starter feed should contain about 20-24% protein. They may also need grit if …

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Reasons to Consider Raising Peafowl on Your Farm

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

Some reasons to consider raising peafowl on your farm. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Peafowl, also knows as Peacocks are easily recognizable by their gorgeous ornamental tail feathers. They’re incredibly easy to raise and the most common varieties found on farms are the Javanese, also called green fowl, Congo peafowl, and Indian Blue peafowl. Some reasons to …

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Farmer Plants Sunflowers as an Uplift During Pandemic

Dan Specialty Crops, This Land of Ours

How a Wisconsin farmer decided to cheer everyone up during the Pandemic. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Scott Thompson and his family have been farming for 70 years in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. They offer anyone visiting their farm to freely pick their own Strawberries in the summer.  And, pick raspberries and pumpkins in the fall. When the …