Episode 1172. Today, Rip Stalvey with the APA will discuss Selection and Breeding. Backyard Poultry with the Chicken Whisperer®, brought to you by Kalmbach Feeds, is a nationally broadcast web radio show and podcast all about keeping backyard poultry, commercial poultry, show poultry, heritage poultry, and living a self-sufficiant lifestyle. Each week, the Chicken Whisperer®, Editor In Chief of, Chicken Whisperer Magazine, Author of, The Chicken Whisperer's Guide To Keeping Chickens, and Chicken Fact or Chicken Poop, and National Spokesperson for the USDA-APHIS Biosecurity for Birds Program, welcomes experts in their field from around the country to share their knowledge about backyard poultry, commercial poultry, show poultry, heritage poultry, and living a self-sufficiant lifestyle. Regular guests include, poultry scientist Dr. Brigid McCrea, Ph.D., poultry veterinarian, Dr. Maurice Pitesky, DVM, MPVM, Dipl ACVPM, Alexandra Douglas, aka The Quail Lady, and more! Other guests include, but are not limited to, FFA members, 4H members, poultry club members, and the who's who in the backyard poultry, commercial poultry, show poultry, and self-sufficiant lifestyle industries. The Backyard Poultry with the Chicken Whisperer® web radio show has given away more chicken coops, and chicken related prizes than anyone else on the planet! Tune in to learn more about raising healthy poultry from the experts!