raising chickens

Raising Chickens and Ducks Together

Dan Poultry, This Land of Ours

Cathy Isom has several things for you to consider if you have the idea of raising chickens and ducks together. That’s coming up on This Land of ours. If you’ve ever thought about starting your homestead with baby chicks and ducks at the same time, one question might come to mind… Will these adorable little ducks integrate with your chicken …


Backyard Flocks Sickening Hundreds of People

Dan Industry News Release, Poultry

The Centers for Disease Control says more than 370 people have reported Salmonella infections from backyard flocks this year, and more than one-third of them were children under five years old. The CDC is reporting eight separate outbreaks across 47 states in backyard flocks. These outbreaks are expected to continue for the next several months, according to a public warning …

November Egg Production Up 10 Percent

Dan Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Industry News Release, Poultry

United States egg production totaled 8.53 billion during November 2016, up 10 percent from last year. Production included 7.44 billion table eggs, and 1.09 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.01 billion were broiler-type and 81.0 million were egg-type. The total number of layers during November 2016 averaged 367 million, up 7 percent from last year. November egg production per 100 …