The Multi-Species Flock of Birds

Birds of a feather, flock together? While it is an old, funny saying, this really isn’t the case. Multi-species flocking occurs in nature; frequently. Not just coexisting in the same space, but true camaraderie, a true relationship. For instance, woodpeckers use chickadees and titmice as sentinels, standing guard, keeping watch, protecting against marauding predators. The …

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Prevent Bird Flu in Your Chickens

Hello everyone.. This is one of my articles in Mother Earth News... Prevent Bird Flu in Your Chickens Learn how to stop the bird flu virus in its tracks by raising happy free-range chickens. By Rachel Falco of Falco’s Farm I’m concerned about reports of the avian flu virus, which I’ve heard can pass from …

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