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The other day, my husband sent me a chicken recipe he came across, and wanted me to try it with pork chops. Lucky for him, we had all the ingredients on hand, and I had some frozen pork chops in...
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I love fall, and I love my slow cooker, and I love tater tot casserole. I have made TTC, as we call it at my house, with ground beef several times, but this was the first time I used chicken, and...
How one Ohio family hatched a fowl business that all started with a few chicks.
The creamy filling for these arachnid-topped potpies is so quick and easy that you'll have plenty of time to spin out the spiders.
Number of Servings: 6 | Serving Size: 1 individual potpie Prep: 30 min | Cook: 10 min Bake: 20 min at 425° | Stand: 10 min 1 17.3-ounce package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed according to...
Chicken owners love their birds and get concerned when something doesn't look right. The comb on top of the birds' heads usually stands straight up, but it can be floppy, too.
Radio interview source: Danny Thornton, Extension Poultry Instructor, Mississippi State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Sometimes our listeners...
The scales on a chicken's leg should lie flat. If they're not, the chicken may have scaly leg mites. Mites cause irritation and if untreated, a bird can go lame.
Radio interview source: Phillip Clauer, Extension Poultry Specialist, Penn State University Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below   Help prevent chicken scaly leg mite...
Consider it free nutrients for the garden.
Chicken owners often use wood shavings, straw, or sawdust as bedding in the coop to keep the birds dry. When cleaning out chicken coops, an option is to toss the litter onto the compost pile. Chicken...