Living the Country Life

Feathers Content

Most people raise poultry for the eggs or meat, but a Colorado man is strictly in the feather business.
Fly fishermen depend on the right feathers in their flies to catch trout. Tom Whiting of Delta, Colorado is using his background in genetics to breed chickens that make good fly tying feathers. He...
Feathers are great insulation from the cold but no help in the hot summer
When my family was raising chickens, we made sure they had a lot of water to drink and plenty of shade to help prevent heat stress.   Sheila Purdum is a poultry specialist at the University...