Ep. 121 Keep Your Flock Safe From Predators

Author and poultry-keeper Gail Damerow shares how to protect your flock from predators big and small in your area.

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by Adobestock/David

In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Jessica chats with author poultry-keeper Gail Damerow about how to protect your flock from predators big and small. We cover how to determine what’s killing your flock, and what precautions you can take based on the flock threats in your area.

Gail Damerow


Gail Damerow lives on a farm in Tennessee, where she and her husband keep poultry and dairy goats, tend a sizable garden, and maintain a small orchard. Gail has authored more than a dozen books, including What’s Killing My Chickens?, The Chicken Health Handbook, and Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens. She also blogs for Cackle Hatchery, and has made numerous contributions to MOTHER EARTH NEWS over the years, including serving as a contributing editor for the magazine.

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Music for this episode is “In Awareness” by Andy G. Cohen.

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Published on Dec 9, 2021