Harvey Ussery has been developing his whole-systems poultry husbandry for decades and has been writing about chickens and other fowl for Backyard Poultry since the inception of the magazine in early 2006. He has also written numerous articles for Mother Earth News and Countryside & Small Stock Journal, and has published in American Pastured Poultry Producers Association's newsletter, Grit!, over the years. Ussery has presented at national and local events on poultry, homesteading, and energy and sustainability issues, and maintains a highly informative website, TheModernHomestead.US. He lives with his wife, Ellen, in Virginia.
Harvey's Upcoming Events
Harvey Ussery at Virginia Association for Biological Farming
VABF Conference, Richmond-Midlothian VA
January 31, 2014, 12:00 pm
The Sustainable Home and Small farm Flock: Moving Toward a New Feeding Paradigm and The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Markets Growers by Harvey Ussery, The Modern Homestead
An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers
With information on building soil fertility, replacing purchased feed, and working with poultry in the garden.
The most comprehensive guide to date on raising organic poultry for the backyard farmer, homesteader, and professional grower. Harvey Ussery offers a comprehensive and practical whole-systems, integrative approach to animal husbandry, including growing your own feed, brooding at home, and poultry as weed managers in the garden.