Category Archives: Raising Chickens

Homemade Hand Sanitizer for Poultry Keepers

Homemade Hand Sanitizer for Poultry Keepers

After handling poultry or visiting the coop, you should thoroughly wash your hands with soap and water, as recommended in “Protect Yourself and Your Family From Germs,” a poster distributed by the Centers for Disease Control. If soap and water are not readily available, the CDC recommends using a hand sanitizer until you are able… Read More »

Homegrown Chicken Tastes Great Without 11 Herbs and Spices

Homegrown Chicken Tastes Great Without 11 Herbs and Spices

Colonel Sander’s recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken, made with 11 herbs and spices, is no longer a well-kept secret. The original KFC recipe appeared in the Chicago Tribune after being submitted by Colonel Sander’s nephew Joe Ledington. Mr. Ledington found the recipe in a scrapbook belonging to his late Aunt Claudia, the Colonel’s second wife.… Read More »

In Ugandan School, Students Pay Tuition by Raising Chickens

In Ugandan School, Students Pay Tuition by Raising Chickens

When the Suubi Secondary and Vocational College opened earlier this year in the Ugandan village of Lubanda, the school’s director introduced a unique idea to help the students pay for their education. The school would loan each of its students five Kuroiler hens, and the students would repay the debt over time with eggs from… Read More »