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March 19th - Featuring Poultry Freebies!

By Catherine Mcdiarmid-Watt @frugalfreebies
Image: Poultry at the Farm, by S.V.Klimkin on Pixabay
March 19th is... National Poultry Day, National Chocolate Caramel Day, Deskfast Day, Tea for Two Tuesday, International Read to Me Day, National Certified Nurses Day™, World Theater Day, Client's Day, Let Us Laugh Day, Operation Iraqi Freedom Day, Swallows Return To Capistrano day, Goddess of Fertility Day, Kashubian Unity Day (Poland), Minna Canth Day (Finland), Saint Joseph's Day
MORE: World Social Work Day, Perigee Moon, Perigean Tides, Worm Moon
PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, paper crafts, kid crafts, activities, and coloring pages.
Want more Holidays to celebrate? Click for our Index of Holiday Freebies

Image: The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers | Paperback: 416 pages | by Harvey Ussery (Author), Joel Salatin (Foreword). Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing; Later Printing edition (October 7, 2011)National Poultry Day
-- Celebrates chicken, turkey and other birds we commonly consume. Chickens were introduced to America by the European explorers in the 16th century. Chicken consumption in the United States increased during World War II due to a shortage of beef and pork. There are so many different ways to cook poultry - including roasting, baking, frying, grilling, sautéing, steaming and broasting. Celebrate today with scrambled eggs for breakfast, a turkey sandwich for lunch, and barbecue chicken for dinner.
Read: The Small-Scale Poultry Flock: An All-Natural Approach to Raising Chickens and Other Fowl for Home and Market Growers
-- The most comprehensive guide to date on raising all-natural poultry for the small-scale farmer, homesteader, and professional grower. The Small-Scale Poultry Flock offers a practical and integrative model for working with chickens and other domestic fowl, based entirely on natural systems.
Image: Watch Chicken People | takes a humorous and heartfelt look at the colorful and hugely competitive world of champion show chicken breedersChicken People -- Takes a humorous and heartfelt look at the colorful and hugely competitive world of champion show chicken breeders. A real life Best in Show but about chickens, the film follows the struggles and triumphs of both humans and their chickens on the road to compete at the Ohio National Poultry Show, considered the Westminster of Chickens.
Image: Chicken Rooster Poultry Farm Barnyard Fowl Biddy Chick Hen Rural Domesticated Birds Cock-A-Doodle-Do Country Handcrafted Curtain ValanceHandcrafted Curtain Valance -- Delight your loved ones with this beautiful handmade 100% cotton valance handcrafted in North Carolina! This is a brand new / made to order handcrafted item - It is not pre-made - but sewn after purchase
Chicken Coloring and Activity Books

Image: How to Speak Chicken: Why Your Chickens Do What They Do and Say What They Say | Kindle Edition | by Melissa Caughey (Author). Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC (November 28, 2017)

How to Speak Chicken

Amazon Freebies:
🐔 Free Poultry ebooks. No Kindle? Download a FREE Kindle Reading App
🐔 Read Poultry ebooks for free with a Free Trial of Kindle Unlimited
🐔 Free Poultry apps
🐔 Free Poultry games
🐔 Listen to Poultry LPs with a Free Trial of Amazon Music Unlimited
🐔 Watch Poultry Videos for Free with a Free Trial of Amazon Prime
🐔 Listen to Poultry Audible books with Amazon Audible, and Get Two Free Audiobooks
🐔 Free Alexa Skills | Poultry


Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
🐔 Chickens Theme Activities and Printables
🐔 4-H Poultry Activity Page - Cornell Cooperative
🐔 Chicken Coloring Pages
🐔 Teacher Resources — 4-H Poultry — Penn State Extension
🐔 Chicken Trivia - Jones Poultry
🐔 Eggs, The Inside Story - Poultry Hub
🐔 Friday Fun Activity: Pass the Chicken | Education World
🐔 Chicken Crafts for Kids: Make your own arts and crafts chickens
🐔 Cardboard Box Chicken: Another Fun Craft from Box Yourself
🐔 Printable Backyard Chicken and Poultry Management Binder and Planner


Perigee Moon
- On March 19th, a full Moon of rare size and beauty will rise in the east at sunset. It's a super Perigee Moon -- the biggest in almost 20 years. The last full Moon so big and close to Earth occurred in March of 1993, says Geoff Chester of the US Naval Observatory in Washington DC. I'd say it's worth a look.
National Chocolate Caramel Day
- A day to celebrate everything great about chocolate and caramel. The union of chocolate and caramel is probably one of the greatest food combinations ever created. The caramel combined with rich chocolate results in a melt-in-your-mouth unforgettable experience!
Let Us Laugh Day
- People across the world celebrate today as Let us laugh day. So on this Let us laugh day, let us all vow to have a hearty laugh! Remember, laugh with others, not at others!
Perigean Tides
- A perigean spring tide is when the moon is closest to the Earth during the spring tide. Tides of maximum height and depression produced during this period are known as Spring tide. Even higher than a normal spring tide are the perigean tides. Perigean Spring tides can produce unusually intense flooding along the coastal regions. Low amplitude tides are known as neap tides. Neap tides are especially weak tides.
Saint Joseph's Day
- The Feast of St. Joseph or Solemnity of Saint Joseph is in Western Christianity the principal feast day of Saint Joseph, Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is a Solemnity in the Roman Catholic Church, and also a feast in the provinces of the Anglican Communion, and a feast or festival in the Lutheran Church. Saint Joseph's Day is the Patronal Feast day for Poland, persons named Joseph, Josephine, etc., for religious orders, schools and parishes bearing his name, and for carpenters.
Swallows Return To Capistrano day
- The famous cliff swallows of San Juan Capistrano, that leave town every year in a swirling mass near the Day of San Juan (October 23), are returning from their winter vacation spot 6,000 miles south in Goya, Corrientes, Argentina. They land at the mission in San Juan, California, on or around St. Joseph's Day, March 19th, to the ringing bells of the old church and a crowd of visitors from all over the world who are in town awaiting their arrival and celebrating with a huge fiesta as well as a parade.
Worm Moon
- So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because at this time of year there are signs of earthworms as the ground thaws in preparation for spring.
Operation Iraqi Freedom Day
- At 9:30 PM, EST on March 19, 2003, two hours past a deadline for Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein to step down from power, US and British forces began air strikes against his regime. A ground campaign (adding Australian forces) followed quickly, and by April 9th, Baghdad was under the control of allied forces and Hussein had disappeared.

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