Coping with our first real chicken emergencyWondering what "Atlanta to Appalachia" is all about? It's part of an occasional series about life in the wilds of West Virginia through the eyes of a couple who never dreamed they'd love it there. Read previous installments here. * * * Cokie Roberts had just died, and now Lakshmi Singh was sick.
Discover Honey's Antibacterial Properties to Treat Traumatic Injury in Poultry - Backyard Poultry Throughout the ages, honey has traditionally been used to treat and prevent infections, and our ancestors knew well honey's antibacterial properties. Honey has been found in the pyramids, placed there 3,000 years ago during an ancient Egyptian funeral, and is so effective against bacterial growth that, many millennia later, the honey is still edible.
All Cooped Up: Coccidiosis - Backyard Poultry Add to Favorites All Cooped Up is a new feature, profiling poultry diseases and how to prevent/treat them, written as a collaboration between medical professional Lacey Hughett and University of Pennsylvania poultry specialist Dr. Sherrill Davison. The facts: What is it? A microscopic parasitic infection of the digestive tract.
A Guide to Sick Chicken Symptoms - Backyard Poultry With so much talk about chicken illnesses this year, it's good to know what a sick chicken looks like, so we can try to help our feathered pets feel better quickly.