Successful production of egg-laying or meat chickens requires good planning and preparation. Learn how to choose the right breed, prepare bedding, maintain a proper temperature, and provide adequate food and water for your chicks.
James Hermes |
Mar 2021 |
Other ways to get involved
Farm to School education provides students with educational activities related to agriculture, food, nutrition, and/or health. These activities can take place in gardens, classrooms or field trips.
Chicken food attracts rats so the best strategy is to rat-proof your coop.
Photo by Lynn Ketchum.
Backyard chicken coop design
Concise information on elements of chicken coop design for the backyard and small flock producer. Topics include tips for protecting chickens from predators, coop size, ventilation, and maintenance, as well as details for roosting poles and nest boxes.