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POULTRY
x   CHICKEN
x   DUCK
x   FOWL
x   GOOSE
x   TURKEY
xx   BIRD

How to hatch eggs from your own hens, some basic rules. Includes incubation chart for eggs of domestic birds.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1978 (v.62#2) pg. 55

A look at basic disease prevention for chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1978 (v.62#3) pg. 60

Ordering chickens from the catalog. Tips on selection of a breed to meet your needs.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1979 (v.63#1) pg. 34

Inexpensive poultry water heater built from a coffee can, ceramic light socket, wiring, and two pieces of 1x12.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1979 (v.63#2) pg. 15

How to feed laying hens.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1979 (v.63#3) pg. 44

How to use deep litter (chaff, sawdust, corn cobs, etc.) to reduce odor, flies and labor in the chicken coop.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1979 (v.63#4) pg. 27

Sixty most-asked poultry questions answered by John Skinner of the University of Wisconsin Extension.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1979 (v.63#5) pg. 53

All about poultry roundworm and information on prevention.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1979 (v.63#9) pg. 38

Hatching eggs, both incubator and brood hen methods. Includes information on candling eggs.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1979 (v.63#10) pg. 22

A look at harvesting a fish pond and the side benefits of keeping pond ducks.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1979 (v.63#12) pg. 30

The basics of constructing poultry houses and yards.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1979 (v.63#12) pg. 32

Managing the homestead for success. Part 4. Managing the successful poultry enterprise. A look at expenses.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1980 (v.64#4) pg. 24

Reminders for successful hatching. Includes a chart of the time required to hatch common eggs.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1980 (v.64#4) pg. 40

Getting started raising geese.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1980 (v.64#5) pg. 49

Give confined chickens the same benefits they would get from free range through special pen conditions and a variety of foods.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1980 (v.64#8) pg. 39

How to build a brooder box for chicks.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1980 (v.64#8) pg. 52

How to raise meat-type pigeons.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1980 (v.64#11) pg. 45

How to raise Khaki Campbell egg-laying ducks.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1980 (v.64#12) pg. 30

Build a chicken coop in eight hours. Est. cost: $70.
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1981 (v.65#2) pg. 48

The natural way to raise chicks.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1981 (v.65#3) pg. 45

The homestead chicken. How to hatch, feed, house, care for and butcher it.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1981 (v.65#5) pg. 16

How to price eggs to sell.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1981 (v.65#6) pg. 29

Tip on mixing your own poultry feed.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1981 (v.65#6) pg. 46

Raising ducks. The basic do's and dont's.
COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1981 (v.65#9) pg. 38

Raising and butchering turkeys.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1982 (v.66#1) pg. 45

Plans for a solar-heated henhouse (chicken coop).
COUNTRYSIDE Feb 1982 (v.66#2) pg. 50

Transform a simple metal storage shed into a great chicken coop.
COUNTRYSIDE Aug 1982 (v.66#8) pg. 29

Raising the Christmas goose.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1982 (v.66#12) pg. 43

Simple record keeping system helps determine the profitability of raising goats, chickens and rabbits.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1983 (v.67#3) pg. 19

Advice to the new homesteader about raising chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1983 (v.67#3) pg. 32

Homemade peck repellent recipe.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1983 (v.67#4) pg. 10

How to remove spurs from mean roosters.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1983 (v.67#4) pg. 34

A cheap and handy chick feeder made from a plastic flower pot and a pie pan.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1983 (v.67#5) pg. 4

Tip: Add sugar to poultry drinking water to improve leg strength and other problems.
COUNTRYSIDE May 1983 (v.67#5) pg. 30

Earth-berm solar chicken coop has five sides, log walls, and is insulated with foam boxes, straw bales and straw mulch.
COUNTRYSIDE Jun 1983 (v.67#6) pg. 38
Added Info COUNTRYSIDE Sep 1983 (v.67#9) pg. 28

Disinfecting a shed for housing poultry.
COUNTRYSIDE Jul 1983 (v.67#7) pg. 35

How to increase the hatchability of eggs in incubators through regular turning and proper position.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1983 (v.67#10) pg. 30

Tips on making feeders and waterers for chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE Nov 1983 (v.67#11) pg. 10

Tip on adding concentrates to home-mixed poultry feed.
COUNTRYSIDE Jan 1984 (v.68#1) pg. 33

The Spring hatch. How to incubate eggs and raise the chicks. Tips on making and using incubators and brooders.
COUNTRYSIDE Mar 1984 (v.68#3) pg. 34

Helpful hints for operating incubators.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1984 (v.68#4) pg. 36

Hatching goose eggs without an incubator.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1984 (v.68#10) pg. 20

Tips on turkey feeding, housing and health care.
COUNTRYSIDE Oct 1984 (v.68#10) pg. 21

How to treat leg mites (scaly leg) on chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE Dec 1984 (v.68#12) pg. 39

Building a portable henhouse. Two designs shown.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Feb 1985 (v.69#2) pg. 22, 23

Planting oats and sunflower seeds for use as green feed and shade in your chicken yard.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Feb 1985 (v.69#2) pg. 33

Build an automatic watering system for poultry.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Feb 1985 (v.69#2) pg. 34

Building a homemade incubator using a polystyrene box, aluminum foil, 40 watt light bulb, water dish and cardboard box.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar 1985 (v.69#3) pg. 31

Securing good hatching eggs through selection of a healthy breeding flock.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar 1985 (v.69#3) pg. 33

Tips on hatching eggs. Includes breed selection, incubation and feeding.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar 1985 (v.69#3) pg. 36

Tips on raising ducks or geese.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul 1985 (v.69#7) pg. 31

How to butcher and pluck geese.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Oct 1985 (v.69#10) pg. 24

How to increase winter egg production through adequate housing, water and light.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov 1985 (v.69#11) pg. 16

Tips on making feeders and waterers for your chicken house.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Dec 1985 (v.69#12) pg. 23

How to raise pigeons for meat production.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1986 (v.70#3) pg. 46

How to hatch quail eggs using an electric frying pan as an incubator.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Aug 1986 (v.70#4) pg. 105

Two easy methods discussed for breeding sex-linked chickens, the barred/non-barred and Silver/Gold mating methods.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1988 (v.72#1) pg. 19
Added Info COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1988 (v.72#3) pg. 9

Midwinter henhouse checklist to make sure your poultry is comfortable, warm, occupied, and producing at their optimum.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1988 (v.72#1) pg. 20

Coccidiosis can be prevented by avoiding overcrowding, raising birds on wire, feeding anticoccidial medications, and good sanitation.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1988 (v.72#1) pg. 21

Avoiding botulism-causing bacteria and treatment for poultry that has been infected.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1988 (v.72#1) pg. 21

Breeding and raising turkeys can be profitable.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1988 (v.72#6) pg. 23

Getting started raising chickens. A brief look at minimum requirements, returns and practical steps to follow.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1989 (v.73#1) pg. 28

Homegrown poultry feed. Tips on growing comfrey, kale, mangels and grain sorghum as feed for chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 34

Tips on what a poultry judge looks for in both exhibition and market classes.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.73#2) pg. 36

Tips on plucking chickens using a commercial device that fits on an electric drill.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1989 (v.73#3) pg. 17

Notes on the extra care needed by laying hens during warm weather.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1989 (v.73#4) pg. 19

Tips on what to look for to distinguish a laying hen from a non-layer.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1989 (v.73#6) pg. 31

Getting started with homestead chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1990 (v.74#2) pg. 16

Hatching goose eggs. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1990 (v.74#2) pg. 19

Raising broilers in a limited space. Pros and cons of using a "battery" cage to raise chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.74#3) pg. 35
Added Info COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.74#5) pg. 6

The original incubator. How to hatch chicks the "natural" way using a brooding hen.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.74#4) pg. 26

Another way to raise broilers without using a "battery" cage.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.74#4) pg. 29

Getting the small flock ready for winter and helping your hens though a fall molt.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.74#5) pg. 20, 21

Advice on helping poultry maintain health and egg production through the winter.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.75#1) pg. 18

How to protect chickens' combs and feet during cold weather.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.75#1) pg. 18

Poultry on a pasture. Advice on the nutritional requirements of chickens, turkeys, ducks and geese and on the crop or combination of crops for poultry pasture.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1991 (v.75#3) pg. 17

Treatment and prevention of fowl pox.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.75#5) pg. 20

Tip describes how to electrify a dead chicken to repel predators.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.75#5) pg. 21

Cleaning and disinfection of poultry houses.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.76#5) pg. 22

Chickens in the garden for pest control. Two plans for integrating housing for the birds next to garden space.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1993 (v.77#5) pg. 28

How to make a cardboard chick brooder.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.77#6) pg. 22

Homesteader's handbook to raising small livestock. Part 3. Chickens. Selecting a breed, buying chicks, the henhouse, problems, feed, egg production and butchering
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1993 (v.77#6) pg. 24

Tips on overwintering poultry in Montana.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.78#1) pg. 34

Tip on making a poultry feed hopper from chimney pipe or PVC pipe.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.78#1) pg. 47

Homesteader's handbook to raising small livestock. Part 4. Turkeys and other fowl (geese, ducks, guinea fowl, pigeons).
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1994 (v.78#1) pg. 82

Building the homestead chicken house. SPECIAL SECTION on raising chickens. Includes several coop designs, a simple brooder, food, etc.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1994 (v.78#3) pg. 17

Raising geese. Some tips.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.78#4) pg. 50

Warm water makes happy chickens. Electrify a standard galvanized poultry fountain using heat tape.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1994 (v.78#6) pg. 38

Build a sensible chicken coop which is raised above ground level.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1995 (v.79#1) pg. 23

Make an old-fashioned poultry catcher (hook).
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1995 (v.79#1) pg. 31
Added Info COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.79#2) pg. 13

An easy way to discourage predators at the henhouse by installing a wire fence "skirt" around the pen.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1995 (v.79#1) pg. 31

Poultry waterer is made from an old tire and some wood.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1995 (v.79#5) pg. 46

Tweaking the styrofoam poultry (egg) incubator. Nine ways to increase your hatch.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1995 (v.79#6) pg. 28

An introduction to chickens. The basics on buying chicks, housing and caring for them.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.80#1) pg. 37

Raising healthy chickens. Some basic information on diseases, predators, lice and mites.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.80#1) pg. 40

Build an incubator with an egg turner.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1996 (v.80#1) pg. 54

How to hatch eggs in an incubator.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.80#2) pg. 37

Sensible chicken coop (96"x43") includes upper level roost and nest box. Est. cost: $275.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.80#2) pg. 38

Barrel coop for bantam chicks. Directions for converting 55-gallon white plastic barrels.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.80#2) pg. 41

Advice on sanitation and hygiene to prevent problems when raising chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1996 (v.80#2) pg. 42

How to raise turkeys on pasture.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.80#6) pg. 42

Chick feeder and waterer are made from 1-gallon plastic jugs.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.80#6) pg. 55

A moveable chicken coop to build.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1997 (v.81#1) pg. 46

Feeding chickens the old-fashioned mash and grain way.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.81#3) pg. 51

Sketch of a chicken tractor (movable chicken house) built from used pallets.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.81#3) pg. 53

How to make a chicken self-feeder from a 4-gallon square plastic bucket and a wooden bottle crate.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.81#5) pg. 32

The golden rules of feeding poultry. Tips on feeding chicks, growing birds, and laying birds.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.82#1) pg. 46

Tips on butchering chickens.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.82#2) pg. 38

Build a neat but simple henhouse that is raised on stilts and features a screened-in ground area of 6x6-ft. This all-in-one unit incorporates handles to facilitate moving the house daily so that chickens are always on clean ground.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1998 (v.82#5) pg. 60

The homestead chicken. Comprehensive advice on selection, incubation, rearing, housing, feeding, butchering, etc.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.82#6) pg. 40

Cleaning and disinfecting poultry houses in five steps.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1999 (v.83#2) pg. 82

A different way of butchering chickens uses a garden hose to easily skin the bird.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 2000 (v.84#1) pg. 21

House your quail in style. This wooden coop is fitted with wheels for easy movement.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL May-Jun 2001 (v.85#3) pg. 50

Build a cheap hanging chicken feeder from a plastic jug and plant dish.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 2002 (v.86#2) pg. 81

Old, non-electric brooder design is heated with an oil lamp.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 2003 (v.87#6) pg. 84

How to make a pastry vest, bow tie and spats to dress the Thanksgiving turkey.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1978 (v.9#9) pg. 63

Suggestions on raising chickens in the backyard or garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Mar-Apr 1989 (v.33#2) pg. 62

Step-by-step diagrams of how to bone a whole chicken.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1980 (v.191#5) pg. 318

Beginning in gobbler husbandry. A look at raising turkeys. Breed choices, mash and grit, diseases, breeding and hatching covered.
HARROWSMITH #19 May 1979 (v.3#7) pg. 72

How to kill and dress poultry.
HARROWSMITH #31 Oct 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 86

How to avoid the pitfalls of inbreeding in a chicken flock.
HARROWSMITH #32 Dec 1980 (v.5#4) pg. 135

The complete fowl yard. A short treatise in praise of ducks and geese. Includes tips on raising and slaughtering for food.
HARROWSMITH #33 Feb 1981 (v.5#5) pg. 70

Guinea fowl. Tips on raising this most primitive and practical of domestic poultry.
HARROWSMITH #35 Apr-May 1981 (v.5#7) pg. 58

Formulating economical poultry (chicken) feeds which provide sound nutrition.
HARROWSMITH #39 Nov 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 91

Livestock in winter. How to protect various farm animals from the bad side effects of cold winter weather.
HARROWSMITH #46 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 44

Chicken little. A guide to raising Cornish game hens.
HARROWSMITH #54 Apr-May 1984 (v.8#6) pg. 79

The incubation and hatching process for poultry.
HARROWSMITH #60 Apr-May 1985 (v.9#6) pg. 64

A step-by-step guide to incubator construction.
HARROWSMITH #60 Apr-May 1985 (v.9#6) pg. 73

Pheasant farming. How to raise pheasants for restaurants, gourmet shops and wildlife stocking.
HARROWSMITH #61 Jun-Jul 1985 (v.10#1) pg. 51

The pleasures of a backyard chicken flock. Suggestions for a beginner on which birds to select, where to get them, preparation of some accommodations and general maintenance tips. Also describes the butchering process and egg gathering and handling.
HARROWSMITH #85 May-Jun 1989 (v.14#1) pg. 73

Small beginnings. Getting started raising quail.
HARROWSMITH #90 Mar-Apr 1990 (v.14#6) pg. 84

Rare old birds. The care and breeding of heritage hens. Description of a system for preserving a poultry breed.
HARROWSMITH #93 Sep-Oct 1990 (v.15#3) pg. 89

Homestead poultry raising. A collection of articles. (1) Fresh eggs from your own hens. (2) Raising tender chicken. (3) Home made brooder. (4) Geese grow on grass. (5) Turkey raising. (6) Duck raising. (7) Squab raising.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #2 Mar 1970 pg. 38

A poultry-raising mini-manual.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #7 Jan 1971 pg. 16
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #8 Mar 1971 pg. 43 (Automatic chicken feeder plans)

Homestead chicken production. Extensive information on housing, feeding, etc. Excerpts from Practical Animal Husbandry (c.1949).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #19 Jan 1973 pg. 66

Homestead duck and goose production. Excerpts from Practical Animal Husbandry (c.1949).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #20 Mar 1973 pg. 54

Homestead turkey production. Excerpts from Practical Animal Husbandry (c.1949).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #21 May 1973 pg. 58
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #24 Nov 1973 pg. 30

Homestead squab and guina fowl production. Excerpts from Practical Animal Husbandry (c.1949).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #22 Jul 1973 pg. 80
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #24 Nov 1973 pg. 31

How to sex day-old chicks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #27 May 1974 pg. 60

A colony cage for backyard poultry farmers.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #36 Nov 1975 pg. 110

The homestead goose. Tips on starting a flock.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #37 Jan 1976 pg. 24

A quick and simple outdoor brooder.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #43 Jan-Feb 1977 pg. 106

How to raise baby chicks from scratch.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #44 Mar-Apr 1977 pg. 73

How to build a hanging poultry feeder from a metal or plastic 5-gallon paint or food pail.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #50 Mar-Apr 1978 pg. 110

How to make nests for laying hens from cardboard boxes.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #54 Nov-Dec 1978 pg. 108

How to get a regular supply of free chickens by getting rooster chicks from a hatchery.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #55 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 38

Tip: How to feed chickens sorghum seeds to get more female birds per hatch.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #55 Jan-Feb 1979 pg. 39

The complete homestead guide to ducks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #59 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 40

How to foil a chicken hawk.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #63 May-Jun 1980 pg. 75

Ten commandments for raising healthy chickens. Part 1.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #67 Jan-Feb 1981 pg. 96

Ten commandments for raising healthy chickens. Part 2.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 94

How to raise Coturnix quail.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 74

Tip: Dig a trench in a chicken coop to catch droppings, provide a source of heat and to produce useful compost.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 48

Tip: Place a sock over a turkeys head the night before you plan to slaughter it.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #72 Nov-Dec 1981 pg. 48

Build your own incubator for chicken eggs. Motorized unit regularly moves the eggs (just like a real hen would). Est. cost: $60.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #74 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 164

An introduction to raising guineas.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 66

Build an all wood, all-purpose chicken-feeding station.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #76 Jul-Aug 1982 pg. 96

Easy way to pluck (deplume, defeather) both wild and tame birds.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #77 Sep-Oct 1982 pg. 139

Comparing the five best backyard livestock animals (sheep, goats, pigs, rabbits, chickens).
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #78 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 82

Build a hanging chicken feeder from a 5-gallon plastic pail and a metal garbage can lid.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #79 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 128

How to build a chicken run from wood and poultry wire.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 34

The no-pluck chicken-cleaning technique.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #81 May-Jun 1983 pg. 161

Build an egg candler from a tin can and an electric lamp.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #84 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 40

How to raise free-range chickens.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #88 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 70

Build a self-regulating poultry waterer from a 5-gallon plastic bucket.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #98 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 121

Tips on getting started raising bantam chickens.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #103 Jan-Feb 1987 pg. 29

Chicken moat. A double wall of fencing, patrolled in between by a flock of chickens, keeps weeds, insects, and animals from "invading" your garden area. It also serves as a coop for the chickens.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #111 May-Jun 1988 pg. 108

A guide to ducks and geese suitable for small farmsteads.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #116 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 56

Tip on using plastic terminals (the type used to splice electric wires together) to cover a rooster's spurs.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #149 Apr-May 1995 pg. 10

Save the chickens! A look at efforts to perpetuate diversity in the poultry gene pool through home poultry flocks. Advice on selecting a breed, ordering chicks, and raising the birds for eggs or meat. The basics of slaughter and dressing process summarized.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #159 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 26

Building both fixed and mobile chicken pens that are predator proof and provide shelter, shade and good ventilation.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #159 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 37
Added Info MOTHER EARTH NEWS #160 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 7

An Oregon poultry-raiser's description of how to grow Speltz as an alternative to high-cost poultry feed.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1977 (v.24#1) pg. 142

How to get a hen to incubate and hatch a clutch of eggs.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1977 (v.24#1) pg. 146

How to raise Muscovy ducks for food.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 134

Tips on raising geese for pleasure and profit. Includes information on butchering.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1977 (v.24#9) pg. 156

How to produce your own down from ducks or geese.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1978 (v.25#3) pg. 114

Tips on littering the floor of a chicken coop with organic refuse to control an odor problem.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1978 (v.25#6) pg. 67

A look at a combination chicken yard and garden. Area of 50x75-ft. is divided by a fence. Chickens range on one side while garden grows and after harvest they are switched to the other side.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1979 (v.26#1) pg. 106

Tip: How to keep baby chicks warm at night without electricity by using a hot water bottle in a plastic bag.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1979 (v.26#7) pg. 21

Tip: Put a tub full of cold wood ashes in a chicken house for use in "bathing".
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep 1981 (v.28#9) pg. 18

Animals fit for the garden. For fresh food and manure, rabbits and chickens are the best choices for small yards.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1981 (v.28#11) pg. 55

Tip: Egg and green onion tops help get baby turkeys to start eating.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1983 (v.30#2) pg. 24

How to use the "deep-litter" system to capture and use chicken droppings in your garden. Also describes the use of a pit in the chicken coop to catch droppings and serve as a compost pile for garbage.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1983 (v.30#6) pg. 42

Tip: How to bone a chicken.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1989 (v.36#11) pg. 41

How to raise chickens. A guide to best breeds for the backyard. How to house and care for chickens.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1993 (v.40#3) pg. 36

Ducks and geese, the ultimate organic livestock. General advice on their care and a description of how to build a nighttime house for them.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1997 (v.44#6) pg. 26

Combination garden shed and chicken coop is built on 3 levels.
SUNSET Jul 1990 (v.185#1) pg. 82B

Backyard poultry. Tips on starting a henhouse in the backyard.
SUNSET Apr 1996 (v.196#4) pg. 66