From laying birds to meat birds to dual-purpose breeds, there’s many options for a small flock.
Scientist and gardener Carol Deppe combines her passion for gardening with newly emerging scientific information from many fields — resilience science, climatology, climate change, ecology, anthropology, paleontology, sustainable agriculture, nutrition, health and medicine. In the last half of “The Resilient Gardener,” Deppe extends and illustrates these principles with detailed information about growing and using five key crops: potatoes, corn, beans, squash and eggs.
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Chicken and duck breeds are wide and varied. Find out more about each's behavior and which would be best for your backyard or garden flock.