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Discover what these fluttering fliers like best
Radio interview source: Bill Thompson, bird expert, Bird Watcher's Digest                   Listen to the radio...
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The right plantings, birdhouses, and seed will make your yard a sanctuary for feathered friends.
Birds One of the many pleasures of country life is the opportunity for bird watching. To maximize your enjoyment, provide the necessities (food, shelter, water), plant trees and shrubs that birds...
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If wildlife can't find a place to nest or rest, they'll go somewhere else. Entice birds and other animals by putting up artificial nesting structures. Radio interview source: Kathy Garza-...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Egg-laying machines Listen here to the radio mp3 Radio interview source: Bud Wood, owner, McMurray Hatchery One of my favorite chicken breeds is the Rhode Island Red. It's the chicken of...
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Living the Country Life Radio Program with Betsy Freese
Pigeons as pets Listen here to the radio mp3 Radio interview source: John Heppner, president, National Pigeon Association Talk about being in the wrong place at the wrong time. I used to...
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Read up on the tricks of raising these traditional fowl the right way
Radio interview source: Phil Clauer, Extension poultry specialist, Penn State University Listen to the radio story here Old school poultry We've raised some interesting breeds...
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Worth the effort Radio interview source: Margie Bender, Research & Technical Program Manager, American Livestock Breeds Conservancy Listen to this radio show (MP3 download) >> If...
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Beautiful and useful Guinea fowl are beautiful and entertaining creatures. They eat insects from the yard and garden, including Japanese beetles and ticks. As Guineas graze, they also eat weed...
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Sometimes we don't choose the animals we raise, they choose us. Tina and Charlie Tyzzer live on three-acres outside of Fortville, Indiana. For years, Tina tried to convince Charlie that they...
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What would look better on your front lawn than a pair of peafowl? Just be ready for a long-term commitment.
Peafowl are one of nature's most majestic creatures, and what better way to add color and interest to your acreage than to bring a pair home. These birds are surprisingly low maintenance and...

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