Sexing Guinea Fowl

by Gail Damerow How do you tell male guinea fowl from the females? It’s a question I hear often from first-time guinea owners. The lady guineas have a two-part call that sounds like “Good luck! Good luck! Good luck!” Male guineas never make that...

Backyard Chicken Myths, Part 2

by Andy Schneider (the Chicken Whisperer) If you missed part 1 of this article, you can read it here. Many people who oppose the keeping of backyard chickens often sound off during meetings about decreased property values if the city allows the keeping of backyard...

Farming in North Carolina

Chad Sale is 35 years old and lives in North Carolina. He has raised poultry most of his life and now raises about 700 chickens, ducks, turkeys, and quail. As a child, Chad used to spend a lot of time on his grandparent’s farm. Chad’s great-uncle, who...